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Rural Poverty Report related press releases

6 December: IFAD study: 350 million rural people pull out of desperate poverty in past decade
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24 November: Rural Poverty Report 2011 to be released by IFAD 
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20 October: IFAD to Release Comprehensive Report on Global Rural Poverty 
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Le Monde - 20 January 2011 - Mohamed Béavogui « Les ruraux vivent dans un contexte de risques de plus en plus âpre »

Bangkok Post - 20 January 2011 - China leads decline in rural poverty

Business Week Mindanao – 19 January 2011 - Money from overseas saves Philippines’ agri sector, rural areas from slump

Global Food Security – 17 January 2011 - IFAD’s Rural Poverty Report

Down to Earth – 14 January 2011 - Bring farmers to farms

Desertification - 8 January 2011 - Rural Poverty Report 2011 and videos (IFAD)

Al Jazeera - 7 January 2011 - Algerian youth protest high prices

CNN - 7 January 2011 - Could rising food prices spark a crisis?

Globe and Mail - 7 January 2011 - Soaring global food prices spark fears of social unrest

Independent (UK) - 6 January 2011 - A serious crisis, made worse by shortsighted governments

Wall Street Journal - 6 January 2011 - Rising Food Prices: Déjà Vu All Over Again (India)

Daily Yonder - 29 December - Ten-Year Report on Rural Poverty from U.N.

El Comercio - 29 December 2010 - Suficiencia alimentaria

New Business Ethiopia - 29 December 2010 -Ethiopia’s Crippled Agriculture (Analysis)

Zawya.com – 10 December 2010 - Nearly 70% of poor live in rural areas

Maroc News – 10 December 2010 - Rapport du Fonds international de développement et d'agriculture

Actualidad del Campo Agropecuario – 9 December 2010 - Revelan reducción de pobreza rural en América Latina

Jornal do Brasil – 9 December 2010 - ONU diz que apesar dos avanços, maioria dos pobres do mundo vive em zonas rurais

Daily Town Talk - 9 December 2010 - : Our view: Poverty a real problem home and abroad

Gulf News – 9 December 2010 - Nearly 70% of poor live in rural areas

Radio de las Naciones Unidas – 9 December 2010 - La pobreza rural retrocede, pero aún persiste

Global Policy Forum – 9 December 2010 - Developing Countries Must ‘Double’ Food Production

Le Courrier du Vietnam – 8 December 2010 - La Chine à la pointe mondiale pour le recul de la pauvreté dans les campagnes

The Medical News – 8 December 2010 -  Most of world's poorest still live in rural areas, despite progress over last decade

Next Billion – 8 December 2010 - Rural Poverty Report 2011

Bread for the World Institute Blog – 8 December 2010 - Rural Poverty Report

L'Osservatore Romano - 8 December 2010 - Le terre della fame

El Financiero – 8 December 2010 - Pobreza extrema se ubica en el 70% de las zonas rurales

Foodbev – 8 December 2010 -  Secure food for the future

La Gaceta - 8 December 2010 -  Hay 1.400 millones de personas que viven con U$S 1,25 diarios

MediLexicon 8 December 2010 -  Most Of World's Poorest Still Live In Rural Areas, Despite Progress Over Last Decade, U.N. Report Says

Business Mirror – 8 December 2010 - : PHL ranks among slowest in licking hunger

Kaiser Family Foundation – 7 December 2010 -  Most Of World's Poorest Still Live In Rural Areas, Despite Progress Over Last Decade

NTDTV – 7 December 2010 -  Worldwide Report: Millions Escape Poverty, Billions More Vulnerable (video)

Montreal Gazette – 7 December 2010 - Report: millions escape poverty (video)

Ottawa Citizen – 7 December 2010 -  Report: millions escape poverty (video)

Estratégia e Mercado – 7 December 2010 -  Avança produtividade do trabalho no campo

Foodnews.co.nz - 7 December 2010 -  Rural Poverty Report 2011 shows mixed results

India Blooms - 7 December 2010 - Despite gains bulk of poor live in rural arrears: UN

Suinocultura Industrial – 7 December 2010 -  Milho para a China

MYLAUNCHPAD – 7 December 2010- China leads decline in world rural poverty

NewsBlaze – 7 December 2010 -  1.4 Billion Extremely Poor People Live in Rural Areas

People's Daily Online – 7 December 2010-  China leads decline in world rural poverty: report

Que! – 7 December 2010-  La pobreza global sigue dominando en zonas rurales

SmartBrief – 7 December 2010-  Extreme poverty abides in rural areas

ONE blog – 7 December 2010 -   What We’re Reading: Warnings of looming hunger

Al Jazeera – 7 December 2010 - Rising rural poverty

China Post – 7 December 2010 - China leads decline in world rural poverty: UN

BBC Caribbean – 7 December 2010 - BBC Caribbean News in Brief : Rural poverty declining

Diario la Primera Peru – 7 December 2010 -  Pobreza aún afecta a 1400 millones

Europa Press – 7 December 2010 -  La producción agrícola debe aumentar en un 70% antes de 2050 para alimentar a toda la población mundial, según FIDA

Misna – 7 December 2010 -  IFAD: RURAL POVERTY REDUCED GLOBALLY, AFRICA ASIDE

Philippine Daily Inquirer / AFP - 7 December 2010 - China leads decline in world rural poverty

Ansa Latina – 6 December 2010 - DISMINUYE A MAS DE LA MITAD POBREZA RURAL EN AMERICA LATINA

Jornal de Angola – 6 December 2010 - Pobreza predomina nas zonas rurais

ABC digital – 6 December 2010 -  En China y América Latina se redujo la pobreza, según informe de Fida

All Headline News – 6 December 2010 -  Majority of World’s 1.4 Billion Extremely Poor People Live In Rural Areas

Fast Company – 6 December 2010 - Rural Farms Face Increasing Insecurity, Managing Risk Essential: Report

Jornal de Noticias – 6 December 2010 -  Pobreza diminuiu mas ainda é predominante nas áreas rurais

Olhar direto – 6 December 2010 -  ONU: pobreza cai na China e na América Latina

Reuters / Reuters Japan – 6 December 2010 -  Report: millions escape poverty (video)

RTVE – 6 December 2010 -  Más de 1.400 millones de personas viven con menos de noventa céntimos al día, según la ONU (video)

Microfinance Gateway - 6 December 2010 -  Rural Poverty Report 2011. New Realities, New Challenges: New Opportunities for Tomorrows Generation

YubaNet – 6 December 2010 -  Despite gains, bulk of world's poor live in rural areas, UN report finds

APCom – 6 December 2010 -  Ifad: 1,4 miliardi di poveri vivono con 1,25 dollari al giorno

ASCA – 6 December 2010 - POVERTA': IFAD, 350 MLN ABITANTI AREE RURALI NE SONO USCITI

Bild – 6 December 2010 - 1,4 Milliarden Menschen bitter arm

BBC – 6 December 2010 - President's interview with BBC

CNN – 6 December 2010 - CNN report on the Rural Poverty Report + segments of President's interview

Modern Ghana – 6 December 2010 -  DESPITE GAINS, BULK OF WORLDS POOR LIVE IN RURAL AREAS

Tribune de Geneve – 6 December 2010-  Campagnes: la Chine à la pointe mondiale pour le recul de la pauvreté

Blogs: Climate Change Policy & Practice blog – 6 December 2010-   IFAD Releases Rural Poverty Report 2011

Wall Street Journal - 6 December 2010 - Report: Millions Escape Poverty (video)

Gulf Times - 6 December 2010 - 350mn rural people out of 'extreme poverty

BBC - 6 December 2010 - Poverty challenge

France24 -6 December 2010 - China leads decline in world rural poverty

El Pais - 6 December 2010 - Un euro diario para sobrevivir

Agencia Venezolana de Noticias - 6 December 2010 - ONU reconoce reducción de la pobreza extrema en áreas rurales latinoamericanas

ADN Kronos - 6 December 2010 - : UN: Global poverty remains "predominantly rural" problem

Andina - 6 December 2010 - Informe revela que 1,400 millones de personas en el mundo siguen siendo pobres

Bangkok Post - 6 December 2010 - China leads decline in rural poverty

Fast Company - 6 December 2010 - Rural Farms Face Increasing Insecurity, Managing Risk Essential: Report

Africa.com - 6 December 2010 - Poverty remains a problem

Inter Press Service - 6 December 2010 - Developing Countries Must 'Double' Food Production

I Stock Analyst - 6 December 2010 - U.N.: Most of world's poor in rural areas

Manchester Wired - 6 December 2010 - Some 350 million people living in rural areas being lifted out of extreme poverty in the past decade, according to The Rural Poverty Report

ReliefWeb - 6 December 2010 - IFAD study: 350 million rural people pull out of desperate poverty in past decade

RJR News Online - 6 December 2010 - UN report says regional rural poverty declining

Salem-News.com - 6 December 2010 - IFAD Study: 350 Million Rural People Pull Out of Desperate Poverty in Past Decade

St Louis Globe-Democrat - 6 December 2010 - U.N.: Most of world's poor in rural areas

United Nations - 6 December 2010 - Despite gains, bulk of world's poor live in rural areas, UN report finds

UPI - 6 December 2010 - U.N.: Most of world's poor in rural areas

Yahoo! News - 6 December 2010 - China leads decline in world rural poverty

TelesurTV - 6 December 2010 - Pobreza extrema en zonas rurales de América Latina disminuye casi 50%

DESERTIFICATION Blog - 6 December 2010 - Bulk of world's poor live in rural areas (UN News Centre)

Poverty News Blog - 6 December 2010 - Study says food production must double by 2050

El Universal.mx - 5 December 2010 - Pobreza predomina en zonas rurales: informe

Terra (Brazil) - 5 December 2010 - Pobreza global segue predominando em zonas rurais, diz relatório

UN Radio – 6 December 2010 - World's poorest could help fill food gap

APCom Italian News Agency – 6 December – IFAD: Poveri alle prese con volatilita’ prezzi e carenza risorse

APCom Italian News Agency – 6 December – IFAD: 1.4 miliardi di poveri vivono con 1,25 dollari al giorno

APCom Italian News Agency -  5 December Domani IFAD presenta a Londra il rapporto 2011 su Poverta’ Rurale

Nigeria Guardian – 5 December 2010 - Rural Poverty Report 2011 Ready

Il Sole 24 Ore – 5 December 2010 -  L'India colosso dai piedi d'argilla

EFE – 5 December 2010 - La pobreza global sigue predominando en zonas rurales, según un informe

The Guardian development blog – 3 December 2010 - How can Africa grow more food?

The Economist: 2 December - Farmers and food prices: Dare to grow more - High food prices are not all bad news


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