My extravagant life and its relationship to poverty reduction

As a foreigner working in development field in developing countries, I gotta have a dilemma that potentially compromises the success of the projects: am I living here like a foreigner or like a local? For the projects to be effective, I must think like the locals. And so as to do so, I first have to experience the way the locals live. But is it always true?
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TGlobal poverty rate is now less than 10%. Some progress afterall.

What has been learned from de-worming replication? Does de-worming significantly affect school attendence? 
Visualisation of Health levels and trends from 1990 to 2013. 

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Student of Abaarso School goes to Harvard. Alternative development?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/13/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-from-somaliland-to-harvard.html?_r=1

Global polio eradication: what has been done and what should be done now? [infographic]

Polio is a horrible disease that has  paralysed so many children worldwide. Now we’re heading towards eradication. Here’s the timeline and the plan.
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More schools are not just enough

Among many other reasons of chronic poverty in less and least developed countries, which issue would you point out first? I choose education. There are plenty of labour supply that doesn’t require education out there, but less human resources with higher education that can create even more jobs by stimulating growth.

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