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Africa Poverty Clock

19 December, 2018 to 19 May, 2022
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

At its 60th anniversary celebrations this week in Addis Ababa, the Economic Commission for Africa launched the Africa Poverty Clock. The clock is a customized version of the world poverty clock developed by World Data Lab, aimed at monitoring progress against extreme poverty, an aspiration of the United Nations’ first Sustainable Development Goal - SDG1. The Clock provides real-time poverty estimates till 2030 for the majority of countries around the world