Situation And Efficient Solutions For Poverty Reduction: Universal To Multi-Way Poverty Access In Laos

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Khamsone Somlet


Poverty is one of the major barriers that reduce the ability to develop people, communities as well as each country. The poor often do not have access to social services such as employment, education, health care, information, etc., and that makes them less likely to escape poverty. In order to improve the material and spiritual life of the poor, contributing to narrowing the gap in living standards between rural and urban areas, between regions, ethnic groups and population groups, over the years, The Lao People's Democratic Republic has actually analyzed the current situations and effective solutions to reduce poverty. This research has identified the situation and solutions to approach from single-dimensional poverty to multi-dimensional poverty in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The author used statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics, government reports, and agencies related to the topic to evaluate and analyze the situation of single-dimensional poverty to multi-dimensional poverty; apply multidimensional poverty measurement (MPI): health, education and human living standards, thereby drawing out limitations and shortcomings in poverty reduction activities. Then propose solutions to effectively improve poverty reduction activities in the Lao People's Democratic Republic in the coming time.

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