Common contributors of driving people further into poverty have been regional conflict and insecurity. A way to counteract this trend have led towards education and supporting resilience during conflict because education may support a future "bounce-back." Government and non-government education programs and policies fail to address the needs of conflict and insecurity affecting populations.
This presentation is based on AMA Innovation Lab projects for the Poverty Traps Conference. This conference is a gathering point for USAID and other development assistant agencies to connect the poor to economic growth.
This presentation was presented by Kate Bird, Kate Higgins, and Andy Mckay from Chronic Poverty Research Center at Washington, DC on February 26, 2009.