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By Palash Kamruzzaman

This booklet bargains a serious research on applying a common figuring out of poverty and indicates methods ahead for poverty aid for constructing nations in a post-2015 period. Taking particular country-contexts under consideration, the writer argues that nationwide poverty strains may be the benchmark for destiny anti-poverty guidelines.

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However, the new estimate does not reflect the recent global food crisis and rising cost of energy, fearing that the number of people living in poverty will be much higher. 1 It is also worth considering, as a consequence of new measurement, how much this branding of being poor affected the lives of an additional 400 million people who were not recognised as poor in/before 2005? Was life any better? Perhaps not. Addison (2008) and Shah (2011) took a particular hard-line insisting that the change in the numbers of not including an additional 400 million people in poverty is not mainly because the cost of living in the developing world is higher than previously estimated but because the old formula was wrong.

So, it was quite obvious that oil, onion, spices, kerosene or fuel-wood, vegetable or fish or meat was unthinkable to buy from the remaining eight Pesewas. One further point to note here that they both said people have to pay for water in Nigeria and Ghana. In all cases (Bangladesh, Ghana and Nigeria) rent, clothes, education, health are not included in this measure. Please do also note most of these ingredients cannot be purchased in a quantity that will be needed for daily consumption. Therefore, for ingredients such as salt, onion, kerosene we have used smallest unit available and then calculated how many times those can be used to have an idea about per day cost.

2010; UN, 2014). This section looks further into this matter questioning what it actually means for most of the poor countries. Whether this apparent success of halving global poverty is down to the energy; global awareness; celebrity campaigns; increased aid; improved partnerships among donor countries/agencies, international organisations and poor countries generated from the MDGs; and simplicity in understanding global poverty through the dollar-based framing? Or poverty reduction was misinterpreted as national targets; misused as a donor-centric view of development; and misappropriated as a call for faster growth or for more aid?

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