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#Global poverty

# global-poverty - Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners

Jul 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 28 Views 17 Comments

Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.

# global-poverty - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place
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Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place

Jun 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 30 Views 24 Comments

As world leaders prepare to meet, the reality of three billion people – 40 per cent of the world’s population – living in extreme poverty will cast a shadow over their photocalls, writes Justin Kilcullen.

# global-poverty - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally
# Global Poverty
# Global Poverty

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

Jul 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,120 Views 2 Comments

However, a UN report reveals that a maternal death occurs every ten minutes in India.

# global-poverty - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Column: Tackling poverty is not just about money, it's about persuasion
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# Opinion

Column: Tackling poverty is not just about money, it's about persuasion

Apr 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 109 Views 9 Comments

The economist Abhijit V. Banerjee, author of the book Poor Economics, explores why it is the case that people who live in extreme poverty can buy a mobile phone or a TV instead of food.