Countries being left behind

Who is being left behind? A new perspective on multidimensional poverty


Our understanding of poverty has evolved over the years. We have tightened our grasp on its complexity and the numerous interconnected factors – big and small – that drive it. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the new development agenda agreed in 2030, with its ambitious and holistic goals which look at ‘traditional’ […]

Countries being left behind


The geography of poverty has shifted remarkably since 2000. Progress has been uneven and, if left unchecked, will be even more so over the coming decade. It is therefore imperative to identify which people and countries are most at risk of being left behind in terms of poverty reduction in the coming decade, and prioritise […]