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IPC-IG, IFAD and Ipea Launch the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast of Brazil

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Brasilia – The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), recently launched the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil in 2010.” The Atlas […]

New Website Focuses on the Achievements and Challenges of Yemen in the Area of Social Development

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The Republic of Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East and it was the first country in the Arabian Peninsula to grant women the right to vote. Today, Yemen is one of the poorest in the Middle East and North Africa region and half of the population lives below […]

Inclusive growth required to achieve sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, says UN


ESCAP’s flagship report introduces innovative inclusiveness index for region’s economies Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region continue to fare well in comparison to the rest of the world, but structural weaknesses constrain growth prospects, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its latest […]

Social Cash Transfers in Africa: Scaling-up and Innovating


This new series of publications captures the recent developments in social protection programmes in Africa Brasília, 16 April, 2015 – What does wearable technology have to do with social cash transfer programmes in a poor, remote area of an African country? A lot, indeed. An innovative payment system implemented in Ethiopia sees government agents using […]

The Jan/Feb Inclusive Growth Bulletin is out


The January/February 2015 issue launches new One Pagers on Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Productive Impacts of Cash Transfers series, as well as new publications on the effectiveness of Public Work Programmes in Namibia, on recommendations to the debate surrounding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and translated versions of a One Pager […]

Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation: Evidence for Better Policies: Seminar Day 2

Photo Credit: IPC-UNDP/Amélie Courau

The Canada´s International Development Research Centre(IDRC), the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) and the Colombian Think Tank Fedesarrollo organized an international seminar to discuss social protection and its linkages to jobs, entrepreneurship and women’s economic empowerment. The event was held in celebration of the IPC-IG’s 10th year anniversary, at the Ipea Headquarters in Brasilia on 10-11 September, […]

Urban development helps decrease inequality


The IPC-IG participates in discussions on urban equity strategies Brasilia 21 July, 2014 – From 5-11 April, 22 thousand people from 142 countries attended the Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF7), held this year in Medellin, Colombia. The World Urban Forum is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements […]

Purchase from Africans for Africa and Institutional Markets Knowledge Sharing Seminar

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Brasilia, 10 June 2014: On June 02 2014, top officials gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to review the achievements of the Purchase from Africans for Africa programme (PAA Africa) at the Purchase from Africans for Africa and Institutional Markets Knowledge Sharing Seminar. PAA Africa is a joint initiative to promote food and nutrition security and […]

The Brazilian Productive Inclusion model illustrated through small-scale farmers’ experiences

Crédito: IPC/PNUD/Amélie Courau

Brasilia, April 7th, 2014 – Last Tuesday, the representatives of 18 countries visited a farm settlement called “Pequeno William” located in the rural area of Planaltina (Brasilia D.F.). The field trip was organized by the Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger (MDS) of Brazil within the context of the 9th Edition of the […]

Youth and Employment Among the BRICS Analysed in Our New Publication

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31 March 2014, Brasilia: The IPC-IG pre-launched its latest Policy in Focus publication titled “Youth and Employment Among the BRICS”, on March 18th at the BRICS Academic Forum held in Rio de Janeiro, as a prelude to the official launch taking place in April 2014. The issue is dedicated to the analysis of the usage […]

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