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By contrast, households in which the head works for the formal public or private sectors account for less than 10% of overall poverty. Moreover, households headed by government workers account for only 3 percent of national poverty. In other words, policies that focus on employee conditionsparticularly civil servantswill miss more than 90% of the poor in Cambodia. Education Targeting The relationship between poverty and education is particularly important because of the key role played by education in raising economic growth and reducing poverty.
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