• Nearly half a billion people are chronically poor – the grinding and long-term poverty that scars their lives and often the lives of their children.
  • Since the 1990s the poorest people have often been left behind by development progress.

‘Business as usual’ approaches will not get us to zero. There is a real risk that 1 billion people will remain in poverty by 2030.

Getting to Zero involves a three-pronged approach of tackling chronic poverty, stopping impoverishment and sustaining escapes from poverty.

Read more in the 2014/15 Chronic Poverty Report



Click here to view and download CPAN's leaflet which outlines our key objectives.


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