Paraguay launches a national MPI to leave no one behind

16 June 2021 – Last week, Paraguay launched an official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to help guide its poverty reduction policies. According to the Paraguayan MPI, in 2020, 24.9% of the population were living in multidimensional poverty. Latin America … Continue reading Paraguay launches a national MPI to leave no one behind more

Namibia launches national MPI to guide poverty reduction

10 June 2021 – Namibia launches its official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) today to further inform and guide its poverty reduction strategies. It joins the growing number of countries in the region complementing monetary poverty analysis with multidimensional poverty … Continue reading Namibia launches national MPI to guide poverty reduction more

Ending energy poverty is vital for ending poverty globally

3 June 2021 – Today we launched a new report with The Rockefeller Foundation ‘Interlinkages between multidimensional poverty and electricity: A study using the global Multidimensional Poverty Index’, which explores the relationship between electricity deprivation and other indicators related to health, education and living standards. Nearly 1 … Continue reading Ending energy poverty is vital for ending poverty globally more

OPHI introduces Executive Education to train leaders in using the MPI as a policy tool

20 May 2021 – OPHI is delighted to announce the introduction of OPHI Executive Education, a new stream of programmes designed to provide leaders of today with practical knowledge to lead poverty...
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Ibero-America recognises the importance of the Multidimensional Poverty Index as a key tool to strengthen governance in the region

7 May 2021 – Days after the approval of the [...] more

Booking opens for online OPHI Summer School

28 April 2021 – Booking has opened for the OPHI Summer School 2021: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, which will take place online this August. The OPHI...
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Developing relevant MPIs at the MPPN Side Event of the 52nd UNSC

26 February 2021 – The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted an online side event at the [...] more

New OPHI Working Paper on the dangers of using endogenous weights

25 January 2021 – This paper authored by Indranil Dutta, Ricardo Nogales and Gaston Yalonetzky explores the dangers with endogenous (i.e. data-driven) weights in measuring...
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Sign up to OPHI UNDP online course: Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

19 January 2021 – Back by popular demand, OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme are delighted to launch their second Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) entitled ‘Designing a...
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