We Were Making Headway on Global Poverty. What’s About to Change? – The New York Times

What will it take to help all these young people change the future of their countries? We can learn from what has worked in the past: investments in people, especially their health and education, and in innovation.

The effect of investments in science and technology is even more delayed.

In 1990, the typical Chinese young person received an eighth-grade education.

Now, as a result of government investments in the school system, he or she receives some college education.

Now, thanks to increased agricultural productivity and improved health care, it’s fewer than one in 10.In India, innovation is leading to remarkable change.

Investing in health and education is especially urgent at this precise time in the history of sub-Saharan Africa because of the region’s youth boom.

Our foundation’s mission is to help all people lead a healthy, productive life.

This article was summarized automatically.

Original link