Global poverty reduction slows – but there’s a fix

The first and foremost of the UN’s sustainable development goals is to annihilate poverty by 2030. However, according to the University of Oxford’s “Our World in Data”, in ten years there will still be 500 million people in extreme poverty, i.e. living on $1.90 a day (figure given by the World Bank). According to Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus, the issue lies in the flower pot. Poor countries don’t have good enough institutions of justice (flower pot) to grow to the full of their potential.

Article from Action Institute by Andrew Vanderput, May 10, 2019.