To end poverty, put science at the heart of development
13 To end poverty, put science at the heart of development
By Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Nick Hurd
We want to end extreme poverty.
If you’re reading this, we’re pretty sure that you do as well. You will probably already know about the enormous progress being made – that between 1990 and 2015, the global under-five death rate, the malaria death rate, and the number of people living in extreme poverty all halved.