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Author:  Kamala Budhathoki Sarup
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Date:  April 15, 2015
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Growth And Poverty
For every major problem - hunger, illiteracy, malnutrition, malaria, AIDS, drought, and so forth - there are practical solutions

In an article published in Project Syndicate, February 2002, Jeffrey D. Sachs, states that the extreme poverty of the bottom billion people is shocking, morally intolerable, and dangerous - a breeding ground of disease, terrorism, and violence". According to his opinion published in 2004 in Project Syndicate he further added "What we learned is easily summarized. For every major problem - hunger, illiteracy, malnutrition, malaria, AIDS, drought, and so forth - there are practical solutions that are proven and affordable. These investments, in turn, would strengthen the private sector and economic growth".

"Once basic health, agricultural, and connectivity conditions are met, poor will be able to both use aid and investment more effectively and generate higher incomes off native resources. A situation where hundreds of millions of people, utterly impoverished, who have no income, don't grow enough food to take to the market, who aren't credit worthy, whose countries are bankrupt, their populations are growing, they're mining the soil of nutrients, and the World Bank and IMF for twenty years are saying, 'Balance your budgets, squeeze yourself, tighten your belts,' as if they had belts, 'and markets will solve this problem.' Jeffrey D. Sachs,said in yale economicreview, 2006.

We can not eradicate poverty if level of unemployment is high. The poverty is the result of bad leadership, and dependable economy.

Thus, we need to support a system with social and economic equity. The issue only isn't increasing economic growth. It's the govt providing essential socio economic service for the people like employment, health, and public education that's high quality also for everyone. Then a progressive tax system must be in place so those who can afford to pay more do it.

As we know poverty, and bad government are the explosive social employment. Poverty is a cause and a consequence of unemployment. Thus, an active economic development programs is always needed for leading the unemployment movement because strong economy is the foundation of development and creation of a equitable economic share. The economic development programs should rally for bigger social transformation also.


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Biography - Kamala Budhathoki Sarup

Journalist and editor Kamala Budhathoki Sarup specializes in reporting news and writing stories covering Freedom, Peace, Public health, Democracy, Women/Children, development, justice and advocacy from her location inside the United States. Human rights, anti-terrorism, and economic development are also part of the work. She is an editor for (To promote freedom, democracy, anti-terrorism, Literature, women rights, public health, peace and empowerment ( has a strong role to play). Its activities support in societies undergoing crisis and changes. Ms. Kamala Budhathoki Sarup has also written numerous reports which includes "Women's Empowerment", Prevention of Trafficking in Women Through Media," and "Efforts to Prevent Trafficking for Media Activism." You can see her work online now via her website Kamala is a regular contributor to Cape May County Herald. Kamala also was a regular contributor to UPI- Asia News. She also published two Stories collections and several poems. Her interests include philosophy, feminism, political, socio-economic and literature. She also is experienced in organizational and community development.

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