Inclusive growth critical in work to reduce entrenced poverty

As published in Vietnamnews on 19/10/2011

Viet Nam News spoke with UN Development Programme (UNDP) country director Setsuko Yamazaki about poverty trends and policy implications for achieving equitable growth. Viet Nam has achieved remarkable progress in poverty reduction, reducing the rate from 56 per cent in 1995 to 10 per cent in 2010. However, the country's rich-poor income gap also widened.

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