COVID-19 could undo a decade of progress in cutting poverty 

Maasai elders, wearing traditional costumes, with face masks on, due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, gather at their homestead within the Orboma Manyatta in Sekenani, near the Maasai Mara game reserve in Narok County, Kenya August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC25BI9LUIHN

LIDCs could lose a decade of progress because of the COVID-19 economic crisis. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Daniel Gurara
Economist at the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, IMF
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