How Blockchain and Other Technologies End Poverty?

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“End Poverty in All Its Forms Everywhere” is the first of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals set up by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. Poverty is intended to vanish by the year 2030. The reality, however, is entirely different. Even before COVID-19, the world was way off meeting the target by close to 6%. But, with the pandemic, the end goal is further delayed. An additional 71 million people were pushed into extreme poverty in 2020. The percentage of people living below $1.90 a day has increased from 8.2 in 2019 to 8.7 in…...

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Deepa Ramachandra I am a technology enthusiast, passionate about exploring ways of using tech for social good. I started by writing on Enterprise Blockchain and the Social Impact of Blockchain and Digital Currencies. Now, I pen articles on the blockchain, AI, and analytics solutions for various environmental issues - climate change and biodiversity loss.