State fragility is key to reaching the last mile in ending poverty

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Future Development
State fragility is key to reaching the last mile in ending poverty
George Ingram and Jonathan Papoulidis
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Fragile states are at the center of today’s global development crisis. By 2030, an estimated 80 percent of the world’s extreme poor will live in these perilous places. While international actors have broadened their focus to cover fragility, conflict, and violence, this has not come with high-level political calls to recognize “fragility as the new development frontier.” Fragility merits top billing and should encompass security reform, peace building, poverty reduction, environment, humanitarian assistance, and equity…