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#Global poverty

# global-poverty - Monday 15 July, 2013

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

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

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

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

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.