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COMMENTARY: Poor, inadequate infrastructure causes inequality, poverty

  • Vincent Lingga
    Vincent Lingga

    The Jakarta Post

Yokohama | Mon, May 8, 2017 | 08:14 am
COMMENTARY: Poor, inadequate infrastructure causes inequality, poverty Urban poor – A resident carries out her daily activities in a slum area in Kapuk Teko, Jakarta, on Sept. 27. Poverty alleviation is one of prime issues highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a global development agenda adopted by world leaders last year. (Antara/Rivan Awal Lingga)

PREMIUM Six of the more than two dozen simultaneous seminars and conferences held on the sidelines of the four-day 50th Asian Development Bank Board of Governors meeting in Yokohama, Japan last week focused on various aspects of infrastructure development. The rationale is self-evident. Infrastructure investment has the multiplier effect of increasing efficiency and competitiveness, promoting both inte...

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