Media Coverage

OPHI and its work are regularly mentioned in the media. Here is a selection of highlights.

2024
–El Tiempo
: ‘Cinco desafíos que marcarán tendencia en el mundo en 2024’, 20 January 2024
– BBVA:
‘Más allá del dinero: ¿Cuáles son los indicadores de la pobreza en el mundo?’, 24 January 2024
– El Plural: ‘¿Qué es la pobreza multidimensional y cómo se lucha contra ella?’, 12 February 2024 

2023
– The Economist
: ‘How to measure poverty’, 6 April 2023
– Nature (Vol 618): ‘Extreme poverty can be eradicated’, 29 June 2023 
– ReliefWeb:  ’25 Countries Halved Multidimensional Poverty Within 15 Years, but 1.1 Billion Remain Poor’, 11 July 2023
– BusinessToday: ‘UN applauds India’s remarkable reduction in poverty, 415 mn people came out of poverty in 15 years’, 11 July 2023
– HindustanTimes: ‘UN praises ‘remarkable’ India as 415 million exit poverty levels in 15 years’, 11 July 2023
– StateCraft: ‘415 Million Indians Exited Poverty in Last 15 Years: UN Report’, 11 July 2023
– Venezuela News: ‘UN: More than 1 billion people live in acute poverty in the world’, 11 July 2023
– PerSecondNews: ‘534m people in Sub-Saharan Africa living in acute poverty, says UN’, 11 July 2023
– Dawn: ’25 nations reduce poverty by 50pc in 15 years: UNDP’, 12 July 2023
– Times of India: ‘415 million people exited poverty in India in 15 years: UN report’, 12 July 2023
– From Poverty to Power: ‘Want to hear some Good News? Global Poverty is falling (kind of)’, 13 July 2023
– IISD SDG Knowledge Hub: ‘Hundreds of Millions Exit Multidimensional Poverty, but More Data Needed’, 26 July 2023
– The Data Values Digest: ‘A behind-the-scenes look at data to measure poverty’, 1 August 2023
– Financiero Digital: ‘República Dominicana redujo en un 21 % su Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional Global’, 14 August 2023
– Listin Diario: ‘Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional’, 15 August 2023
– Diario Libre: ‘El PNUD dio a conocer el Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional’, 15 August 2023
– Global Dev: ‘Missing multidimensional poverty data hinders SDGs’, 6 September 2023; Quand l’absence de données sur la pauvreté entrave la réalisation des ODDCuando la falta de datos sobre la pobreza obstaculiza los ODS
– The Economist: ‘Narendra Modi is widening India’s fierce regional divides’, 13 September 2023

2022
– Devex
: ‘FAO revamps its rural poverty metric’, 9 February 2022 (FAO)
Business Wire: ‘New Citi GPS Report: Eliminating Poverty, a $1.6 Trillion Opportunity to Improve the Lives of Millions’, 9 February 2022 (Citi GPS report)
– reliefweb: ‘Profiling poverty beyond income shows where to have the biggest impact in a world in crisis’, 18 October 2022
– The Times of India: ‘415 million exited poverty in India in 15 years: UNDP’, 18 October 2022
– Business World online: ‘Nearly 6% of Filipinos considered “multidimensionally” poor’, 18 October 2022
– allAfrica.com: ‘Africa: Continent Now Has More Poor People Than South Asia’, 19 October 2022
– PM News: ‘63% of Nigerians are multi-dimensionally poor – Buhari’, 17 November 2022
– twentyten daily: ‘133 Million Nigerians Are Multidimensionally Poor’, 21 November 2022 
Radio Nigeria: ‘MPI Report: Plan International Decries Rising Level Of Poverty In Nigeria’, 5 December 2022

2021
– NawacitaPost.com
: ‘Menristek/Kepala BRIN Sampaikan Peran Penting Inovasi dan Teknologi serta Penerapan Ekonomi Sirkular sebagai Kunci Atasi Masalah Kemiskinan Multidimensi dan Kelestarian Lingkungan’, 19 March 2021
– TedX Oxford talk:
‘Three Ways to Turn a Corner on Poverty’, 28 June 2021
– The Economist
: ‘Economically, covid-19 has hit hard-up urbanites hardest’, 17 June 2021
– Financial Times
: ‘We can make progress on global poverty — in spite of Covid’, 15 July 2021
– Inter Press Service News Agency
: ‘Disparities in Poverty Between Ethnic Groups & Across Genders Show Why We Need to Dig Deeper into Poverty Data’, 12 October 2021
– Diairio Financiero: ‘La travesía de la creadora del índice para medir (y erradica) a pobreza multidimensional’, 1 November 2021
– The Business Standard
: ‘24.1% Bangladeshis multidimensionally poor: Report’, 8 December 2021
– The Atlas: ‘M-MPI to monitor development progress’, 9 December 2021
–  Business Fights Poverty podcast, Interview with Sabina Alkire, 10 December 2021
– The Star: ‘Poorer women more likely to experience abuse – reports’, 15 December 2021

2020
Hindustan Times: ‘Covid-19: Nearly 60 million of India’s poor most vulnerable, says Oxford study’, 17 April 2020. Link.
Aftonbladet : ‘Nog nu – var tionde i världen extremt fattig’, 27 February 2020. Link.
The Edition: ‘28 percent of Maldivian population below poverty line: MPI’, 4 June 2020. Link.
Independent Online: ‘The MPI has come of age, should shape the new dawn’, 28 May 2020. Link.
Seychelles Nation: ‘Multidimensional Poverty Index Report 2019’, 22 May 2020. Link.

2019
El País : ‘Quiénes son y dónde están los pobres del mundo’, 18 July 2019. Link.
The Christian Science Monitor : ‘Defining poverty to end it’, 17 July 2019. Link.
Der Spiegel : ‘Wo Armut zu Hause ist’, July 2019. Link.
Washington Post : ‘Opinion | Millions have come out of poverty. It’s a reason to hope’, July 2019. Link.
The Guardian : ‘Life is getting better for world’s poorest – but children bear greatest burden’, 12 July 2019. Link.
Forbes : ‘Report: India Lifted 271 Million People Out Of Poverty In A Decade [Infographic]’, 12 July 2019. Link.
Newsweek : ‘The New India: 271 Million Lifted out of Extreme Poverty in 10 Years’, 12 July 2019. Link.
New China : ‘1.3 bln people “multidimensionally poor,” UN report says’, 12 July 2019. Link.
Concord Times : ‘Minister of Planning launches National Multidimensional Poverty Profile 2019’, 16 May 2019. Link.
Daily Outlook Afghanistan : ‘Half of Afghans Suffer from Multidimensional Poverty: Gov’t’, 01 April 2019. Link.
Afghan Voice Agency : ‘More than half of Afghans are multidimensionally poor: report’, 01 April 2019. Link.
Entorno Inteligente : ‘Half of Afghans Suffer from Multidimensional Poverty: Gov’t’, 31 March 2019. Link.
TOLO News : ‘Over 18M Afghans Suffer From Multidimensional Poverty: Study’,  31 March 2019. Link.
Asia & Pacific : ‘Half of Afghans suffer from multidimensional poverty: gov’t’, 31 March 2019. Link.
Afghanistan Times : ‘Over Half of Afghans Live in ‘Comprehensive’ Poverty’, 31 March 2019. Link.

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