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UN: Climate change threatens over 100m...

UN: Climate change threatens over 100m...

Africa

Tue, Oct 19 2021

In a report ahead of the COP26, the UN highlighted Africa's ‘disproportionate vulnerability’...

ED: The long fight to  end hunger

ED: The long fight to end hunger

Editorial

Sun, Oct 17 2021

The country’s recent ranking on the Global Hunger Index is commendable, as it shows how far we...

Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Afghanistan’s economy is under immense pressure, with prices of food and fuel rising sharply amid...

Study: 42% people under poverty...

Study: 42% people under poverty...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Almost 24.5 million people have become new poor

OP-ED: Covid-19 has signalled a time...

OP-ED: Covid-19 has signalled a time...

Karina Gould , Asif Saleh

Sun, Aug 22 2021

What does this mean for international development?

Pandemic pushes millions more Mexicans...

Pandemic pushes millions more Mexicans...

North America

Fri, Aug 6 2021

The number of people living in poverty rose by 3.8 million between 2018 and 2020 in the country

OP-ED: And all they saw was red

OP-ED: And all they saw was red

Nafis Shahriar

Mon, Aug 2 2021

Prejudice and poverty are intrinsically connected

OP-ED: Who now doubts climate...

OP-ED: Who now doubts climate...

Selina Mohsin

Sun, Aug 1 2021

Extreme weather events are the planet warning us that time is very short

IFAD reaches 123 million rural people...

IFAD support reaches 123m rural people...

Business

Thu, Jul 29 2021

As the pandemic raged around the world pushing millions more into hunger and poverty, IFAD increased...

Poor mother who sold infant gets it...

Poor mother who sold infant gets it...

Nation

Fri, Jul 16 2021

Local administration gives the family cash and food aid, and offers the mother a job

TCB truck sales a life saver for the...

TCB truck sales a life saver for the...

Business

Thu, Jul 8 2021

Kicking off across the country from Monday, many people have been lining up in front of the trucks

ED: A failure to feed the hungry

ED: A failure to feed the hungry

Editorial

Wed, Jul 7 2021

This is not simply a case of a lack of support from the government

ED: Protecting the poorest and most...

ED: Protecting the poorest and most...

Editorial

Wed, Jun 30 2021

The reality is that the pandemic has created millions of newly poor

OP-ED: Does India know it has

OP-ED: Does India know it has

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Jun 30 2021

India is a generation behind China. When will Delhi’s smart set admit they will not catch up?

23.06C allocated for needy people affected...

Covid lockdown: 23.06C allocated for...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 28 2021

All the DCs of 64 districts will get a share of the allotted fund for distribution

OP-ED: Lockdown schmockdown

OP-ED: Lockdown schmockdown

Nafis Shahriar

Mon, Jun 28 2021

What does the upcoming shutdown have in store for us?

OP-ED: Why global herd immunity remains...

OP-ED: Why global herd immunity remains...

The Conversation

Fri, Jun 25 2021

99% of people in poor countries remain unvaccinated

ED: Strengthening our social...

ED: Strengthening our social...

Editorial

Sun, Jun 20 2021

It is crucial now to focus on developing expansive social safety nets that will be able to cover a majority...

‘Prioritize social protection in economic...

‘Prioritize social protection in economic...

Business

Sat, Jun 19 2021

A decent society must ensure livelihoods, universal social security, self-empowerment, political freedom,...

EU warns Lebanon's leaders of sanctions...

EU warns Lebanon's leaders of sanctions...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

More than half the population of Lebanon are living in poverty and struggling with rampant inflation,...

OP-ED: Helping those who need it...

OP-ED: Helping those who need it...

Rozina Haque , Upoma Mahbub

Tue, Jun 15 2021

Addressing multidimensional vulnerabilities is a must for inclusive economic recovery