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Praxis Discussion Series: Poverty & Hardship in the Pacific

March 7, 2014

World Bank office, Level 19, 14 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW

New analysis tells us that over 20 percent of Pacific Islanders are unable to meet their basic needs. Inequality is also on the rise in several Pacific Island Countries. How do Pacific Islanders understand “poverty”? What role are traditional systems playing, and what more can governments, communities and development organizations do to protect people from hardship? Follow our televised panel discussion on poverty and hardship in the Pacific.