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Ending Global Poverty

Speaker: Muhammad Yunus
Presider: Isobel Coleman

Watch Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, discuss the role of microcredit in fighting poverty.

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East-West Center: Poverty Reduction in Eastern India

Authors: Christopher Edmonds, Nobuhiko Fuwa, and Pabitra Banik

This report from the East-West Center focuses on efforts to develop India’s poorest rural areas as the overall economy picks up speed. It concludes that success in rural development efforts in India is vital to maintaining support for economic reforms and sustaining the nation's growth.

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