Protecting the environment makes nations more prosperous, a think tank said on Thursday, as a study showed Slovenia is the country best at using nature to improve the wellbeing of its citizens.
To guide its work toward a “world free of poverty,” the World Bank Group in 2013 established two clear goals: end extreme poverty by 2030 and promote shared prosperity. This Policy Research Note updates the assessment of progress toward these two goals and examines the policy actions and institutional interventions needed to accelerate progress toward achieving these objectives.
The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has signed an agreement with four other government agencies for the implementation of a project that seeks to reduce poverty in the country. Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse M. Robredo yesterday said the Departments of Finance (DOF), Budget and Management (DBM), Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) have agreed to help the DILG implement the Philippine Poverty Environment Initiative (PPEI) project.
PEI Botswana is led by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT). Its other key partners include the Ministry of Agriculture, Office of the President and the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources. Facebook page http://unpei.org"
Documentary produced for UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Tajikistan country programme. http://unpei.org"