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Study Reveals Impact Of Poverty On Children’s Brain Activity

A new research has revealed that children from low-income backgrounds, where parents have a low level of education, have weaker brain activity and are more likely to be distracted. The lead researcher, John Spencer, a professor from University of East Anglia’s School of Psychology, and his team studied the brain function of children aged between four months and four years in rural India. They compared their results with children from families in Midwest America and found that children from lower-income backgrounds,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

U.S. Provides Additional $17m For Poverty Reduction In Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided an additional $17 million to Nigeria for poverty reduction. A statement by the U.S Embassy in Nigeria said the “development assistance is to fulfill the goals outlined in its 2015 Development Objectives Assistance Agreement with the Government of Nigeria.” In all, the total of development assistance provided under this agreement to the Nigerian government is $719 million. It is expected that the additional funding will support Nigeria’s…

WB/IMF Report: World Undergoing Major Population Shift with Far-Reaching Implications for Migration, Poverty, Development

LIMA - As migrants and refugees from Africa and the Middle East continue to arrive in Europe in unprecedented numbers, a new World Bank/IMF report says that large-scale migration from poor countries to richer regions of the world will be a permanent feature of the global economy for decades to come as a result of major population shifts in countries.
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