Which countries reduced poverty rates the most?

One of the goals of the World Bank Group is to reduce extreme poverty—defined as indexliving on less than $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP—to less than 3% by 2030. We know that the world has seen tremendous progress in reducing extreme poverty since 1990. So, where in the world has poverty reduction been most successful?

The graph below shows 15 countries that experienced the largest annual average percentage point declines in extreme poverty rate between about 2000 and 2015, out of the 114 countries for which we can measure poverty in a comparable way over this period.

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eC2: Study of Private Sector Development and Circular Economy

Deadline: 25-Feb-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This firm consultancy will explore how inclusive and green growth can be supported climatethrough strengthened value chains and circular economy (CE) approaches, specifically among poor people and communities and achieve outcomes that promote poverty reduction, enhanced welfare and create new and expanded employment opportunities, eg green jobs.

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