World bank poverty

World Bank seeks to halve extreme poverty by 2020

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Wednesday the global development lender must work to halve extreme poverty in the next seven years if it is to reach a more ambitious target set for 2030.

Oct 10, 2013, 10:44 AM IST

Possible to wipe out extreme poverty by 2030: WB

World Bank has unveiled optimistic new targets to eradicate extreme global poverty by the end of the next decade.

Apr 03, 2013, 13:59 PM IST

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