Migration is a growing global issue and yet the relationship between extreme poverty and migration is complex and thinking in this area is continuing to evolve. There have been recent efforts to renew focus and understanding of migration for promoting sustainable development. However, the data and evidence around this relationship is limited. We explain this data gap in the below graphic.
Social protection programs and appropriate policy are impactful drivers of poverty reduction but they need up-to-date, comprehensive and accurate data in order to effectively tackle the causes of poverty. Here we talk about advanced statistical techniques using Big Data to generate granular poverty estimates at a much lower cost and more frequently than ever before, enabling more dynamic conversations to help end extreme poverty.
“There can be no sustainable development without peace and no peace without sustainable development”, the UN 2030 agenda for Sustainable development asserts.