UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Poverty, Employment and Hunger

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AUTHOR UNDG Policy Network for MD/MDGs
ORGANIZATION UNDG
TYPE Thematic Report
DATE 2010
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

This chapter contains 46 good practice cases that contribute to MDG 1 achievement, including examples of initiatives implemented and/or supported by national goverments, development agencies, civil society, the private sector and the United Nations. They include large-scale national poverty reduction programmes, area-based development and smaller-scale interventions targeting a specific constraint or challenge. They include examples that focus on policy interventions as well as capacity development to enhance service delivery.  Budgets range from multi-million dollar national poverty reduction programmes reaching tens of millions of people nationwide, to targeted policy advocacy initiatives costing just a few thousand dollars. Regardless of budget size, there is work to be done.


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