From the World Bank: Poverty Can End by 2030

Source: Huffington Post

According to the Associated Press, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, announced in Ghana that world nations have the capacity to end global poverty by 2030, if country leaders can enact laws and policies that encourage growth. Presently, in addition to ending poverty in the next 15 years, the World Bank hopes to increase shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent of the population in developing countries. President Kim acknowledges that these goals will be exceptionally difficult to meet, particularly in the face of rapid population growth, but two positive economic projections for 2015 inspire hope: poverty in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to decrease by 21% and the number of people earning less than $1.90/day is likely to fall by .4%.

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