Poverty reduction

Thematic guidance: Promoting poverty reduction through economic growth


Why has growth been more successful in reducing poverty in some countries than in others? How can poor women and men best participate in, contribute to and benefit from the growth process? Why is pro-poor growth important and what can donors do to promote it?


We focus on promoting poverty reduction through economic growth by identifying binding constraints and offering thematic policy and strategies to address them, specifically:


» Download our key policy messages Key Policy Messages (pdf, 1.01 MB)

» Download our pro-poor growth policy statement Pro-poor growth policy statements (2006) (pdf, 1.09 MB)


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