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China’s remaining challenges in reducing poverty

Next year China is hoping to announce that they have eradicated extreme poverty. This would represent a unique accomplishment considering that, only 40 years ago, 90 per cent of the population was living below the poverty line.

Research and data

  • 2019 Rural Development Report

    IFAD’s RDR 2019 finds that this enormous rural youth population can pay a rich dividend in terms of social and economic growth – but only if they are given the right opportunities.

  • IFAD Annual Report 2018

    Learn about IFAD's work, investments and results in our 2018 Annual Report.

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries. 

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