Global Poverty

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    Global poverty to fall from 29% in 1999 to less than 10%...

    Extreme poverty to fall below 10 percent
    Tue, Oct 06, 2015 - Extreme poverty will this year fall to less than 10 percent of the global population for the first time, although there is still “great concern” for millions in Africa, a World Bank report said on Sunday.
     
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    Using Artificial Intelligence to Spot, Map Poverty...
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    Artificial Intelligence Can Spot, Map Poverty, Researchers Say
    August 18, 2016 — A new technique using artificial intelligence to read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indicating where help is needed most, a team of U.S. researchers said Thursday.
     
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    20% of developing world children in extreme poverty...
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    Unicef: Fifth of developing world children in extreme poverty
    Tue, 04 Oct 2016 - Nearly a fifth of children in developing countries live in extreme poverty, the World Bank and the UN's children's agency say.
     
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