International Development Colloquium Series: Innovations in Poverty Alleviation

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Campus Location: 
Room Number: 
Multipurpose Room

Martin Burt, Payson PhD student & Executive Director of Fundación Paraguaya, will discuss his research and Fundación’s work in finding new ways to assess and address rural poverty.

Lunch will be provided by the Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA).

Please RSVP to Kami Bruner by November 18th. (

To learn more about Fundación Paraguaya, read this recent Blogs from the Field post by B.A. alumna, Margaret Roberts who is currently working for the foundation in Cerrito, Paraguay.

Watch this compelling video of Martin Burt speaking about Fundación Paraguaya created by the Skoll World Forum for its Uncommon Heroes series profiling Social Entrepreneurs. Burt will be teaching the graduate level, distance-based course, Poverty Stoplight: Poverty Reduction Metrics & Responses during the Spring 2014 and 2015 semester.

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