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Fewer people today live in extreme poverty than at any time in history, but the fight to count poverty out is about to get much harder.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2018/09/19/decline-of-global-extreme-poverty-continues-but-has-slowed-world-bank
Family of Malam Abubakar Naibi, who is involved in fish farming in the village of Suleja in Niger State. © Arne Hoel/World Bank
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The United Nations, World Bank, ICRC, Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services launch an unprecedented partnership to prevent future famines.

http://www.worldbank.org/fam
A young mother and her baby visit the local nutrition center in rural Madagascar. © Mohamad Al-Arief/World Bank
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Globally, extreme poverty has rapidly declined. New poverty estimates by the World Bank suggest that the number of extremely poor people — those who live on $1.90 a day or less — has fallen from 1.9 billion in 1990 to about 736 million in 2015. Read More.

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