In developing countries, poverty is generally measured in terms of expenditure on food and the expenditure on non-food needs is based on what households whose expenditures should be sufficient to meet their food needs spend on non-food.
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Sri Lankan think-tank promoting a better understanding of poverty-related development issues. CEPA believes that poverty is an injustice that should be overcome and that overcoming poverty involves changing policies and practices nationally and internationally, as well as working with people in poverty.
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