The 9th Extreme Poverty Research Group was held on Thursday the 8th of November at the Summer Palace Hotel in Baridhara. The theme of this EPRG focused on the 5 key challenges highlighted in the Manifesto for the Extreme Poor:
A Literature Review was presented on a number of the above Challenges supplemented by presentations from: Dr. Tofail Ahmed (Adviser UNDP), Professor Syed M. Hashemi (Director BDI) and Maheen Sultan (Deputy Coordinator at Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST) and Lead Researcher BDI).
A Report of the Korail Eviction in April 2012 was also presented and recommendations were discussed on the future of Korail slum.
Phase 3 research proposals were presented to the EPRG Panel for endorsement.
For further information regarding the event please email Kira Galbraith at email@example.com. Completed minutes from the day will be posted shortly.