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  • 21 May 2015

Severe underfunding and inadequate coverage of social protection in LDCs could pose a threat to the goal of ending poverty by 2030, finds new research

A report published today by the research organisation Development Initiatives shows the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) face an 88 per cent external finance gap to achieve the scale of social protection coverage needed to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030.