15
OCT
2015

Boosting Data Collection to End Poverty

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Addressing huge gaps in the collection of poverty data, the World Bank Group pledged today to work with developing countries and international partners to ensure that the 78 poorest nations have household-level surveys every three years, with the first round to be completed by...
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15
OCT
2015

Food security priorities for Asia and the Pacific

In a September ADB blog poll ahead of World Food Day tomorrow, we asked readers what they thought should be the priority to reduce food insecurity in Asia and the Pacific. Hunger and poor nutrition are the two faces of the food security challenge that persist in Asia and the...
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07
OCT
2015

How demographic trends drive the world economy: Video explanation by Kaushik Basu

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The Global Monitoring Report 2015/16: Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change, released today in Lima, Peru, provides new estimates of extreme poverty around the world, assesses progress in promoting shared prosperity, looks back at the Millennium Development Goals, and...
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