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A surprising turnaround? Rethinking lessons in tackling chronic and extreme poverty in Bangladesh

National Policy Brief: Bangladesh

  • Over the last 25 years the poorest people in Bangladesh have seen considerable improvements in their incomes, levels of education and health.
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Learning to Think Smaller, or "Why I Don't Like Benevolence."

I’m a little slow, and by the end of this post, you will agree, but I had a sort of epiphany today – a duh!  914 more words


Social capital and Community Empowerment: Does it even matter?

I love community health. I love talking about it and thinking about it. The idea of empowering communities to improve their own health and impart social change just makes me feel happy inside. 729 more words

Thoughts And Musings

The Chronic Poverty Report and post-2015: matching policy with people’s lives

Last week the ‘Chronic Poverty Report 2014-2015: The road to zero extreme poverty’ was launched. The report has an eye towards the post-2015 agenda and the global development framework that will follow the MDGs, suggesting a goal and targets to take extreme poverty to a minimum. 733 more words

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