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Post-2020 Poverty Reduction Policy Options for the People's Republic of China

Publication | June 2020
Post-2020 Poverty Reduction Policy Options for the People's Republic of China

This publication offers recommendations for the post-2020 poverty reduction strategy in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) based on international practices and geared toward sustaining inclusive economic growth in the country.

Rapid economic growth and sustained anti-poverty efforts have significantly reduced extreme poverty in the PRC and it anticipates eradicating extreme poverty by 2020. In other countries, experiences show how poverty reduction causes the emergence of new types of poverty. In the PRC, anti-poverty efforts must continue to be implemented and at the same time consider changes and potential consequences.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Redefining the Poverty Line
  • Developing an Integrated Rural-Urban Poverty Strategy
  • Including Measures to Address Vulnerability in Poverty Policy
  • Promoting Economic Growth and Inclusive Development