The global Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) is a South-South initiative that supports policymakers to develop multidimensional poverty measures. It promotes the use of such measures for more effective poverty eradication efforts at the global, national and local levels.

Areas of work

National multidimensional poverty measures
Official national and sub-national multidimensional measures of poverty are growing fast – including in Mexico, Colombia, Bhutan, Philippines. More…
A Global Multidimensional Index for the SDGs
A multidimensional poverty indicator to support the post-2015 development agenda, helping to ensure poverty in all its forms is eradicated. More…

Growing global community

Multidimensional poverty measures are being adopted by a growing number of governments and international institutions. The Governments of Mexico and Colombia and OPHI founded the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network to foster South-South support for implementing such measures. Ministers and senior officials from more than 50 governments and international institutions currently participate in the growing network.