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Poverty dynamics amidst multiple crises in Nigeria

Fragility and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: two sides of the same coin

In 1990, about half of the population in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia and two-thirds in East Asia and the Pacific were living in extreme poverty (defined as living on less than what today amounts to around $2.15 per person per day). In the three decades that followed, these three regions have undertaken quite different development paths. In 2019, 35 percent of the population in sub-Saharan Africa were estimated to be living in extreme poverty, compared to 9 percent in South Asia and 1 percent in East Asia and the Pacific.

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Night-time lights and Multidimensional Poverty in Conflict-torn Cabo Delgado

Ending extreme poverty amidst fragility, conflict, and violence-Thematic paper