The reduction of poverty, particularly of extreme poverty, continues to be a priority for the Angolan State and the development stakeholders in the country. The “Estratégia de Combate à Pobreza - ECP” formally approved on February 11th, 2004 and revised in September 2005 is still the main strategy document which is orientates the main areas of intervention for government and stakeholders which prioritizes the reconstruction of infrastructures, increasing access to education, health, and other basic services, as well as the decentralization of governance structures.
The Poverty Cluster strategy has identified the following focus areas for its programmes: Developing national capacity for planning, implementing and monitoring MDGs.more
Projects and Initiatives
The Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) is a poverty reduction initiative developed by the UNDP's private sector and supported by the Spanish Development Agency - AECID in close partnership with the Angola Government´s key related Ministries, Financial Institutions, Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations.more