East Asia Pacific
East Asia and Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment, with developing economies growing by 7.2% in 2013. The proportion of people living in poverty in the region has steadily declined—less than 10% of the population lives on $1.25 a day—but much more needs to be done as there are still close to half a billion people living on $2 a day. Read Overview »

A community-based approach is helping rural communities in Indonesia access clean water. Within months, community members began to benefit from better health and improved incomes.

Growth of developing economies in East Asia are projected to ease slightly in 2015 and 2016, but the region will still account for one-third of global growth.

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