April 25, 2015

Defeating Global Poverty Requires a Shift from Billions to a Trillion Dollars

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The World Bank's ambitious goal to end poverty by 2030 requires large transformations in the global political economy so everyone has a chance for a better life. According to World Bank President, Jim Kim, defeating poverty requires a surmounting push from $131 billion dedicated to development, to a trillion dollars.

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