SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

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In 2015, the UN defined the Sustainable Development program. Goal 1 is to eradicate poverty, and the first way to achieve defined objectives is to invest in underdeveloped countries. The needs of developing countries are estimated at $ 3.3 trillion to $ 4.5 trillion per year. Such subsidies would immediately increase incomes of poor countries […]

Millennium Development Goals

Fair contributions

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Example Imagine the following situation. I have 1500 income, you have 1100, and our homeless friend 200. We decided to help him by donating 10% of our income. Is this contribution fair? So I’ll give him 150, you 110, 260 together. I’ll stay in my pocket 1350 and you’ll get 990. But the necessary expenses, […]

plumpy

Plumpy

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Plumpy’nut bar is intended for the treatment of acute malnutrition. It contains all the nutrients essential for good health. Is ready for consumption, it can be used at home. It does not require special storage, it has two years shelf life.

GNIpc

National income

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National income (GNI) takes into account not only the volume of production in the country (GDP), but also the balance of the revenue from the investments abroad and work abroad its citizens (+), compared to a drain of finance for similar reasons (-). 2/3 of the poor countries has the negative balance. Among them, the […]

costs

Costs

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Liquidation of malnutrition and poverty is not cheap. In order to lead directly all countries threatened by a high rate of malnutrition because of the very low gross domestic product per capita, to a GDP per capita of this size ($ 1,400), which is no longer threatens to avalanche increase in malnutrition, but generates the […]

Malnutrition

Malnutrition

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10.1% of the population suffers from malnutrition. 747 million people. That’s more than the total number of inhabitants of North America. In some countries, the proportion of undernourished people is almost half the population. 2/3 of undernourished population lives in poor countries, where gross domestic product is less than $ 3,600.

poverty

Poverty

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Living in a poor society for most people means living in poverty and no prospect of improvement, and for a large part of the population means an insufficient amount of food. In those countries where the gross domestic product per capita is less than $ 3,600, the proportion of undernourished people is generally higher than […]

basic needs

Basic needs

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nutrition, basic medical care, water, sanitation, shelter, personal safety. On a scale of 0 to 15, in 2016 the world had fulfilled the basic needs at the level of 10. In the individual countries the fulfillment of the basic needs rated from 3 to 15. The most difficult situation was in Chad and Afghanistan.

corruption

Corruption

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Statistically, the poorer the country, the greater the corruption. Corrupt officials do not work for the benefit of citizens, leading to deepening poverty in a poor country. Resistance to corruption (in 2016) in rich countries (top graph) and poor (bottom):