Helping the bottom billion question 5 one of the. They discussed, among other riveting issues, how stakeholders can, in concert, deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria by 2030. On Wednesday last week, I participated in a very instructive Lafarge Sustainability Webinar that discussed how to move forward corporate social investments, shared value, and the development of the Nigerian nation. Experts answer here. Ebere Onwudiwe is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Abuja. They’re just as poor (if not poorer) then before, but now to make matters worse, they have rich neighbors. Paul Collier, a British economist talk about helping the bottom billion. 41. The 'bottom billion', according to Collier, are the total population (not the poor population) of 58 countries that show weak economic growth or are classified as fragile states. Helping the Bottom Billion. Helping the Bottom Billion Without Hurting the Bottom Line, By Ebere Onwudiwe. document.write ("'>"); When I saw the list of panelists for the webinar, I knew right away this was going to be serious. Poverty-Developingcountries I, Title. unido.org. ISBN 978-0-19-531145-7(cloth) 1. It will require long-term, opportunistic, and humble engagement, much of it through public action—built on a willingness to let ineffective interventions die and on a sophisticated appreciation of the stupendous complexity of functioning economies. Stephen DeAngelis. Clemens, an economic historian, ends his discussion of Collier's proposals with a cautionary note: "Helping the bottom billion will be a very slow job for generations, not the product of media- or summit-friendly plans to end poverty in ten or 20 years. This preview shows page 58 - 64 out of 68 pages. three important roles for external military intervention: restoration of order, maintaining post conflict peace, and preventing coups.