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Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) Brooks World Poverty Institute, Manchester University; Department for International Development (DFID)

September 08-10, 2010
Ten Years of ???War against Poverty??: What have we learned since 2000 and what should we do 2010-2020?
Manchester, Manchester University, United Kingdom
In 2010, the Chronic Poverty Research Centre??s (CPRC) ten years of poverty research will be celebrated with this mega-conference. The conference aims at bringing together leading researchers on poverty in an attempt to understand and synthesize the contemporary ???state of the art?? in poverty reduction. The conference explores the theoretical advances, methodological debates and practices for poverty reduction from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The objectives of the conference are threefold: (1) to present and review the state of knowledge about poverty and poverty reduction after the first decade of concerted global efforts to eradicate extreme poverty; (2) to help set the research agenda on poverty and poverty reduction 2010 to 2020; (3) to showcase CPRC??s major research findings and assess the state of knowledge about chronic poverty and its eradication. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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