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20
2007

12:00 pm EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

Past Event

Scaling Up Poverty Reduction in China: Progress, Impact, and Lessons for Developing Countries

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT

Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC
20036

On June 20, 2007 the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) together with the Wolfensohn Center for Development at the Brookings Institution, held a workshop entitled “Scaling Up Poverty Reduction in China: Progress, Impact, and Lessons for Developing Countries.” The purpose of the workshop was to provide an informal forum for Chinese policymakers, researchers, and representatives of international organizations to exchange views, experiences, and the results of their work.

In addition to IPRCC officials, the workshop was attended by high-level officials from the Chinese State Council Leading Group on Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOPAD) and the Ministry of Commerce, researchers from several major Beijing-based universities and research institutes, as well as program managers and analysts from the World Bank, ADB, UNDP, DFID, and AusAid, as well as a representative of the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) in New Delhi.

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