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Obama seeks to leverage American innovation

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 07:38

US President Barack Obama has sought to leverage American innovation to help reduce poverty and boost economic growth, and increased agricultural production and food security without further accelerating climate change.

Philippines unveils new plan to fight persistent poverty

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:12

The Philippines Monday announced plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to lift millions out of poverty.