Africa needs inclusive strategies and technology innovation to achieve economic development

The outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development¬†provides guidance for achieving the transition to sustainable development as a means of increasing the well-being of current and future generations in all countries. Sustainable¬†development strategies need to be inclusive and take special care of the needs of the poorest¬†and most vulnerable. Strategies need to … Continue reading Africa needs inclusive strategies and technology innovation to achieve economic development

Poverty eradication and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions still lives on less than US$1.90 a day--the internationally agreed poverty line, and millions of others live on slightly more than this daily amount. Significant progress has been made in many countries within Eastern … Continue reading Poverty eradication and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)