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NextBillion: The Key To COVID-19 Recovery in Emerging Markets

A woman wearing a blue medical face mask winks at the camera. Her face is in sharp focus, but everything around her is blurred.

Photo courtesy of Johen Redman

Photo courtesy of Johen Redman

As COVID-19 overwhelms healthcare systems and grinds economies to a halt, the most fragile individuals and communities have suffered disproportionate devastation. The crisis could push 100 million people back below the poverty line causing immeasurable ripple effects on societies around the globe. It could also upend our ability to reach the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), slowing progress in the fight to end poverty, protect the environment and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

This article is part of NextBillion’s series “Enterprise in the Time of Coronavirus,” which explores how the business and development sectors are responding to the pandemic.

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Photo courtesy of Johen Redman.

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