#poverty News

As the world warms up and the population rises, water shortages are a growing problem.
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Transport groups have taken industrial action over government plans to phase out traditional jeepneys amid hopes the scheme will be changed. Observers say the government should provide jobs or financial support for affected livelihoods.
As erratic weather hits crops in Maharashtra, displaced farm workers are flocking to sugarcane cutting, despite harsh conditions.
From building waterways to crop insurance, Pakistan urged to implement a holistic climate resilience plan to stem future disasters.
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#poverty Opinion

The precarious nature of informal employment, together with often hazardous working conditions, leaves informal workers particularly vulnerable to health risks.
Better water access and sanitation is a social and public good, and it needs investment.
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As managing medical conditions becomes increasingly more difficult in rural areas, technological advances could go a long way in improving access and patient care.
With over 80 million women participating in 7.5 million self-help groups, India is fostering the world’s largest community development program, which is now a key component of the country’s economy.
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#poverty Videos

Jovie Montajes, founder of Light of Hope PH
After 20 years without electricity, more than 50 households in Cebu's poorest district have been provided with solar energy, financed by carbon offsets.
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Daughter Riri Damayanti (left) and her father Syamsul Bahri (right) are colleagues at a palm oil company in South Sumatra.
EB Studio What has been the effect of this agribusiness company's dual-income policy on the households of its Indonesian workers?
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On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
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