Bolivia cuts extreme poverty by 10 pct in 2010

Posted on December 24, 2010 • Filed under: Bolivia, Social Issues

The number of Bolivians living in extreme poverty dropped 10 percent in 2010, and officials envision a 21-percent cut next year. Bolivia reduced extreme poverty from 40 percent to 30 percent (this year), and we hope to reach the millennium goals,” Minister of Planning Viviana Caro told a news conference on Thursday. The millennium goals were set by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for substaintially cutting poverty in countries. Read Article

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