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Goal 1 of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
European report on development (European University Institute)
Improving child nutrition: the achievable imperative for global progress (United Nations Children's Fund), also available as an online publication.
Search <odesi> for poverty data.
Library of Parliament
National Council of Welfare via The Sixth Estate
Asian Development Bank: Poverty Reduction
Euroean Union: Poverty and social exclusion
International Development Research Centre: Supporting Inclusive Growth
For additional maps, see the Maps page.
If looking for GIS data, see the "Data & Statistics" tab for links to poverty dataset resources.
Below are non-governmental websites that have resources relating to poverty. See the Government Information tab for websites from official sources.
Caledon Institute of Social Policy - Policy Monitor
Canada Without Poverty Just the facts includes reports as well as statistics
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Poverty or Prosperity: indigenous children in Canada.
Center for Global Development: Poverty page
Community Foundations of Canada Vital signs
Global Hunger Index (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Online resource for advocates, people on welfare and community groups and individuals involved in anti-poverty work. PovNet links to current anti-poverty issues and also provides links to other anti-poverty organizations and resources in Canada.