Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Development expert Clare Lockhart says private capital must be used to combat poverty.
4/5 Lawrence Haddad reflects on the causes of continuing widespread malnutrition.
3/5 Writer Bernard Hare reflects on his life growing up poor and witnessing poverty in the UK.
2/5 Former minister Elizabeth Ohene says more science education is vital to fighting poverty.
1/5 Paul Collier promotes giving aid only to countries without hope of overcoming mass poverty