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CPRC response to the DFID White Paper consultation document

Chronic Poverty Research Centre


The Chronic Poverty Research Centre responded to the DFID White Paper consulation document in May 2009.

The Centre outlined that the White Paper should recognise that:

  • poverty now has widespread use in donor agencies, governments and among the general public;an imperative in the global economic crisis; and poverty into macro-economic responses to the crisis.
  • vulnerability can be reduced by social protection – this is cost-effective, and
  • global economic governance must bring poverty into its core – by incorporating  

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CPRC Policy Brief


vulnerability social protection


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