The world is aiming to halve extreme poverty by 2030 – but what does that actually mean?
Significant progress has been made tackling poverty, but there's still work to be done.
Umar Serajuddin is a Senior Economist-Statistician at the Development Data Group of the World Bank. His main interests are in poverty, inequality, and social protection. He has also worked as a poverty expert in the South Asia and the Middle East and North Africa regions of the World Bank.