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A new report estimates that by 2030 up to two-thirds of the global extreme poor will be living in FCS.

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This note explores the extent to which economic and social impacts may vary across income groups and, possibly, across space.

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秋霞电影网在线观看伦Of the world’s 736 million extreme poor in 2015, 368 million—half of the total—lived in just 5 countries. The 5 countries with the highest number of extreme poor are (in descending order): India, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh. 

 

To make significant continued progress towards the global target of reducing extreme poverty (those living on less than $1.90 a day) to less than 3 percent by 2030, large reductions in poverty in these five countries will be crucial. Read More.


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