OPHI Briefing 45 (PDF)
Colombia launched its official multidimensional poverty measure in 2011 – the Colombian Multidimensional Poverty Index (C-MPI). The index was first used to establish specific policy goals for multidimensional poverty reduction (headcount ratio) as well as sector-specific targets within the National Development Plan – a mandatory and binding strategy that all incoming administrations must have approved by Congress at the beginning of their mandate.
Authors: Diego Zavaleta, Roberto Angulo
Citation: Zavaleta, D. and Angulo, R. (2017). ‘National Roundtable and Dashboard for Poverty Reduction in Colombia’, OPHI Briefing 45, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford.