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Protagonist Women Launched in Celebration of International Women’s Day

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Brasilia, March 10th, 2014 – On March 7th, in celebration of International Women’s Day, the IPC-IG launched its latest issue of the newly formatted Policy in Focus, titled “Protagonist Women”. The issue was launched by the IPC-IG’s Diana Sawyer (Senior Researcher) at the Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger (MDS), where a debate was […]

Infographic:Poverty and Inequality in Brazil

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Brasilia, November 20, 2013 – Since the last decade, Brazil has been implementing new and innovative social protection policies that revolutionized the way such policies are developed as well as the way programmes are designed. With the agenda of eradicating extreme poverty, the Bolsa Familia Programme (BFP) was established 10 years ago. It has lifted […]

Brazil and Cape Verde Cooperate for Poverty Reduction


Brasilia, November 19, 2013 – The IPC-IG, in collaboration with the Institute of Applied Economics (Ipea), sent a team to Cape Verde on the 24th of October to conduct research for the design and implementation of a Cash Transfer Programme in this archipelago of 10 islands located off the coast of Western Africa. The Programme […]

IPC-IG celebrates the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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“If we are to realize the future we want for all, we must hear and heed the calls of the marginalized… Together, we can build a sustainable world of prosperity and peace, justice and equity – a life of dignity for all.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty […]

International Day of Rural Women: despite their prominence in agriculture, women still face discrimination

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“Empowering rural women is crucial for ending hunger and poverty. By denying women rights and opportunities, we deny their children and societies a better future. This is why the United Nations recently launched a programme to empower rural women and enhance food security.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for the International Day of Rural Women Brasília, […]

IPC Presents Findings on the future of IBSA and BRICS at the South African Embassy in Brasilia


Brasilia, 7th October 2013: IPC’s researcher, Pedro Lara De Arruda presented a historical and technical comparative analysis of IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum) and BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa Grouping) to members of the South African Embassy (Brasilia, Brazil ) and esteemed guests, including the Ambassador of South Africa to Brazil, His Excellency, Sr. […]

Research suggests innovative approach to Inclusive Development in BRICS countries

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Brasília – September 06, 2013 – Prof. Nanak Kakwani, former IPC-IG’s Director, visiting researcher at Ipea and Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, presented at a IPC-IG Seminar his research findings in the areas of pro-poor growth, poverty and inequality, with a focus on BRICS countries. The Seminar was chaired by Marcelo Neri, President […]

New publication critically analyses the South-South Cooperation development model

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In the Working Paper “Colonialism, Casteism and Development: South-South Cooperation as a ‘New’ Development Paradigm”, Ryan Higgitt (former IPC-IG collaborator) and  Mazharul Islam (Diakonia, Bangladesh) shed a critical light on the potential for the contemporary South-South development model to serve as a successful alternative to the modern development model. They submit that South-South cooperation is based […]

IPC-IG celebrates the International Youth Day 2013

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“Your generation is the largest the world has ever known […] the tools at your disposal for communicating and acting are unprecedented. But so are the challenges – from growing inequalities and shrinking opportunities, to the threats of climate change and environmental degradation”. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon   Brasília – August 12, 2013 – This year’s edition […]

Evaluating India’s New Approach to Abolishing Hunger and Malnutrition


Brasília, July 02, 2013 – A new IPC-IG One Pager authored by M. H. Suryanarayana of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India investigates approaches to achieving enhanced food security in India and illuminates existing tensions between policy and practice. The issue of food and nutritional security policy is a hotly debated […]

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