Amerindians among the poorest in Guyana – UNDP study shows

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Amerindians among the poorest in Guyana – UNDP study shows In Guyana, while Amerindians account for only 10.51 percent of the population, they represent 63 percent of the multidimensionally poor. This is according to a new analysis on global multidimensional poverty released on October 7, 2021. The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) measures poverty by considering various deprivations experienced by people in their daily lives, including poor health, insufficient education and a low standard of living. In a press release …
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