ASAP The Gambia Factsheet

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ASAP The Gambia Factsheet

Gambia is one of Africa's smallest and poorest nations, ranked 175 in the 2015 Human Development Index (HDI). Poverty is widespread, pervasive and predominantly rural. About three quarters of the rural population is classified as poor. It has over 30 per cent of its population classified as in severe multidimensional poverty, and living on less than US$1.25 per day. Mean annual temperatures in Gambia are projected to increase between 1.8-5.0° C by the 2090s.


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