A HUB FOR IDEAS, DEBATE AND RESOURCES ON HOW THE WORLD IS DOING ON INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS
'ODI asked a number experts and leading figures in the area of Aid for Trade (including the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), trade ministers, ambassadors, officials and academics) on what the future holds for the concept...'
'For some purposes ‘extreme poverty’ is very useful, whereas for others, like measuring progress in middle income countries where ‘extreme poverty’ is very low or focusing on the continued gaps between rich countries and the rest, it is not useful at all...'
'I would suggest we think about monitoring two poverty goals going forward: absolute poverty by the $1.25 a day standard and relative poverty by the standards typical of the country one lives in...'
'Today we kick off debate over how a post-2015 framework ought to measure poverty - please do join in either by proposing a blog advocating a particular measure or by commenting on the proposals being advanced...'