Poverty reduction 1990-2013: Did MDGs adoption and state capacity matter?
While poverty reduction remains central in the Post-2015 Agenda, its determinants remain debated in the literature, especially the role of structural conditions related to governance. This paper provides an assessment … Continue reading
Missing the Millennium Development Goal targets for water and sanitation in urban areas
David Satterthwaite – This paper reviews progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for water and sanitation in urban areas. Drawing on UN data, it shows the disastrous performance of many … Continue reading
Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind
The process of assessing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was a unique opportunity to bring the voices of people in poverty to the forefront. This is why we launched our … Continue reading
Urban Poverty in India and Post-MDG Framework
In spite of rapid economic growth over the last decade, India’s urban areas show high levels of inequality, with many social groups being left behind in most of the areas … Continue reading