OPHI Director Discusses Multidimensional Poverty on Voice of Russia

15 January, 2014

Sabina Alkire, director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at ODID, gave an interview to the Voice of Russia radio station on 13 January 2014, in which she discussed multidimensional poverty and how it is changing over time.

In the interview, Alkire explains how the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), developed by OPHI and the UNDP, is constructed and what it can tell us. She also discusses findings from OPHI studies, including on where the world’s multidimensional poor live, and on changes in multidimensional poverty over time.

Voice of Russia is the Russian government’s international radio broadcasting service, and broadcasts globally to an audience of around 109 million.

Listen to a recording of the interview.