Military conflicts threaten to undermine battle against rural poverty

by Thalif Deen

At a global level, extreme poverty is mainly concentrated in rural areas. This is particularly true in Africa, where the increasing number of conflicts is intensifying the effects of rural poverty.” Angolan farmer. Credit: Louise Redvers/IPS

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