2014 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey - updates

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2016 target: Poverty rate in PH down to at least 18%

May 15, 2015 - 6:54 PM

This target is still higher than the country s 2015 Millennium Development Goals which is to halve the poverty rate to 16 6 from 33 1 in 1991

CREATE OPPORTUNITIES. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, December 27, 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

'Drastic measures' needed to address food security

Mar 20, 2015 - 2:17 PM

With food inflation taking its toll on consumers Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman says there is an urgent need to look into food security issues