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China’s remaining challenges in reducing poverty

November 2019 - BLOG
Next year China is hoping to announce that they have eradicated extreme poverty - but what are the challenges that China would need to deal with after 2020?

Meeting the challenge of SDG2: The moment for action

October 2019 - BLOG
We are just over 10 years out from the deadline to the meet the SDGs, but the goals will require a step change in the quantity and quality of financing made available.

More than 100 million young adults are still living in extreme poverty

October 2019 - BLOG
In recent years, the concerns and worldviews of young adults have been increasingly occupying center stage in global debates. And they should.

Strengthening the resilience of small-scale farmers is critical to reversing the rise in hunger and ending poverty

October 2019 - BLOG
Today, on the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I wanted to step back and reflect on progress.

Pathways for rural youth to financial inclusion

October 2019 - BLOG
With increasing population, underemployment and increasing demand for food, youth can pay rich dividend in terms of social and economic growth when given the right opportunities and support.

The disarming case to act right now on climate change

September 2019 - BLOG
Last Friday was the global climate strike day. I have found myself wondering how we have arrived to this point.

The power of renewable energy

September 2019 - BLOG
At first glance it may seem access to energy shouldn’t be high on the development agenda as almost 89 per cent of the world's population has access to electricity. However, the data mask disparities between rural and urban areas.

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