A Ugandan economic affairs officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) based in Addis Ababa Dr. Paul Mpuga has called for the alignment of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) with Agenda 2063 for easy implementation.
If the interest rate banks paid on customers’ deposits were to soar from 0.3 percent to 5 percent, you would expect that most people would start saving more. But, it turns out, most people aren’t that calculating.
China lifted an average of 13.9 million people out of poverty each year from 2012 to 2016, and the annual per capita income in impoverished rural areas has grown 10.7 percent every year, according to a report from the State Council.
By the official definition of poverty in America, New Mexico has the nation’s highest poverty rate, 21.8 percent, while New Hampshire has the lowest, 6.6 percent. But a newer, more comprehensive measure of poverty by the US Census Bureau tells a different story, with California having the highest poverty rate among the states at 20.6 percent.
In the late 1930s, when the generals and soldiers of the Communist Party of China (CPC) established a revolutionary base in Lyuliang in north China's Shanxi Province, they didn't know this mountain city would remain poor 80 years later.
Rural school districts in New York State face a double dilemma in declining enrollment and increasing poverty, with the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier among the hardest-hit regions, according to a new report.
Spradling elementary students had just resumed school following last year’s Thanksgiving break, and Principal Robyn Dawson found herself with a misbehaving student on the other side of her desk. This kid never got in trouble, but today she wasn’t doing her work.
Uprooting absolute poverty of Iran's society and creating a comprehensive system of social welfare is among goals of the 12th government, President Hassan Rouhani said in endorsement ceremony here on Thursday.