Much like eradicating a disease, ending poverty requires knowing where it exists. A new project uses satellites and artificial intelligence to measure poverty rates – reaching places missed by traditional household surveys. Researchers say this can help track changes more quickly and improve the ability of governments and nonprofits as they try to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Satellites: The latest and greatest way to measure poverty
China’s aid to Africa: No strings, more problems
Marking its increased interest in Africa, China made a huge splash by pledging $60 billion for development projects and investments…