Poverty Reduction

Poverty Reduction Reports A-Z

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Identification of Critical areas - Malawi Public Service Capacity Replenishment

This report presents the outcome of the study on the identification of critical areas for capacity replenishment in the public service. The study covered five selected institutions, namely; Ministries of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Food Security Education, Science and Technology, Health andmore

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Impacts of the Economic Crisis on Human Development and the MDGs in Africa

Will the crisis have long term consequences for human development and MDG achievement in Africa? What policies can address them? This paper examines similar episodes in the past and uses a simple framework to assess the impact on human development and MDGs. It demonstrates how the crisis can leadmore

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Integrating Energy Access and Employment Creation to Accelerate Progress on the MDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa

About 380 million people still live under $1.25 a day in Sub-Saharan Africa. Access to energy could power poverty reduction, job creation, improved health services, education and it could open new opportunities to women and girls. Access to energy can help achieve the Millennium Development Goalsmore

Our Work - Poverty Reduction

Poverty reduction lies at the heart of everything UNDP does in Africa to advance human dignity and inclusive development. We help countries act on the multiple and interconnected dimensions of poverty and inequality by connecting people to livelihoods, secure food sources, better health care and higher standards of living, in addition to empowering them with the ability to make life choices.

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