Nigeria wants to end poverty by 2030. How can it achieve this?

Nigeria aims to lift all its people out of poverty by 2030. Image: Arne Hoel/World Bank

Jonathan Lain

Economist, World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice

Marta Schoch

Consultant, The World Bank

Tara Vishwanath

Lead Economist and a Global Lead of the Global Solutions Group for Welfare Implications of Climate, Fragility, and Conflict Risks, The Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank


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Poverty rate calculated using the international poverty line of US$1.90 2011 PPP per person per day. Image: 2018/19 NLSS, GHS, and World Bank estimates.
Further details on survey-to-survey imputations provided in Lain, Schoch, and Vishwanath (2022). Image: 2018/19 NLSS, GHS, and World Bank estimates.

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