Chronic Poverty Research Centre
The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) is an international partnership of universities, research institutes and NGOs which exists to focus attention on chronic poverty. As an independent research centre, CPRC aims to create knowledge that contributes to both the speed and quality of poverty reduction. It provide a credible body of evidence which has been disseminated widely to contribute to evidence-based policymaking. The stream of work is focusing on gender-specific variables including opportunities for political engagement, legal representation, reproductive health, education, and ownership of assets. Each area of policy analysis is related to the work of CPRC’s 5 research themes: poverty dynamics, intergenerational poverty, insecurity, risk and vulnerability, assetlessness and inequality and adverse incorporation and social exclusion.