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SDG 4 - Quality Education


Despite large improvements in the expansion of basic education, and the continuous reduction of education inequalities, there are substantial challenges ahead.

The poorest countries in the world, where basic education is most likely to be a binding constraint for development, still have very large segments of the population who are illiterate.

In Niger, for example, the literacy rate of the youth (15-24 years) is only 36.5% !