Public policy can help to reduce inequality and address poverty ..
Do Social-Welfare Policies Reduce Poverty
However, survey results in the early 2000s showed that, despite growth, poverty was slow to fall, job creation was weak, and the production base of the economy was too narrow.
Policies to alleviate poverty - Economics Guide
The Poverty Reduction Support Credits (PRSC) funded by World Bank, focused on building strong governance so as to raise greatly social spending, sharpen competition, mitigate social and environmental risks, and modernize the rural economy.