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The conference aims to provide policy makers with the latest evidence on policies and programmes which can assist in achieving positive poverty outcomes and sustained escapes out of poverty, both from Rwanda as well as countries to which Rwanda looks or could look for inspiration.
This event will present findings of CPAN’s latest research with the aim to provide the latest evidence on policies and programmes that can assist in achieving positive poverty outcomes.
Having or acquiring a disability has strong associations with living in or failing into poverty. In the framework of the project 'Disability, poverty and poverty dynamics: a preliminary analysis of panel data, policies and politics in Bangladesh' CPAN has has found important signs of improvement in Bangladesh.
This blog outlines the story of 50-year-old Nepalese woman. This is a story of tumultuous ups and downs, an escape from poverty followed by a series of shocks that has left her today in a state of despair. Food for thought to develop some initial policy implications on ensuring that escapes from poverty can be sustained in Nepal.
Lessons from history indicate that changes needed to take place in both de jure legislation and in shifting cultural practices, with changes to public discourse as an early part of the process. This is not to suggest that policy transfer is possible or even desirable, but to highlight that achieving progress in gender equitable norms and institutions has never happened overnight before
CPAN is currently working on evaluating the key set of policies in the 31 countries with more than 5 million extremely poor people in 2011, that have the potential to get equitable progress underway during the first 5 years. The goal is to contribute to national and international discussions regarding priority actions and practical first steps to ensure that no one gets excluded from the progress toward zero poverty.
Interviews at the margin of the technical workshop for the 4th Chronic Poverty Report on Growth, 19th June 2017, Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
A blog by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, on the CPAN Event ‘Shouting at the system won’t make it work!’ and his thoughts on the use of indexes to hold local officials to account.
A reflection on the CPAN event 'Eradicating poverty: using poverty dynamics to enhance development efforts' by Alfred Bizoza, Director of Research at IPAR Rwanda.
This event explores the latest debates, evidence and practice on social accountability, civil society advocacy and local government service delivery. It considers how current policy and assumptions could be revised to more effectively address critical blockages in public service delivery.
Photo PANITA/ Save the Children Tanzania