Posted by: APO | 1 April 2016

Tackling rural development is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, says new OECD Development Centre report

With the number expected to increase until 2028, 3.4 billion people currently live in rural areas, with around 92% of the rural population located in developing countries. They are mainly concentrated in Asia and Africa. The situation is particularly fragile in sub-Saharan Africa, the only place where the number of poor has risen steadily in the last decade. Achieving the recently launched Sustainable… Read more on


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