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World Bank estimates show fall in India’s poverty rate - The Hindu

The World Bank has revised the global poverty line, previously pegged at $1.25 a day to $1.90 a day (approximately Rs. 130). This has been arrived at based on an average of the national poverty lines of 15 poorest economies of the world. 140 more words


Caring for the world ecology

By goyal.ishaa

BOTH THE developed and the developing countries are between the devil and the deep sea. The developed countries do not wish to cut green house gas emissions as it would slow down their progress and enable competing countries to take over. 369 more words


What Do The Global Goals Mean For Water & Sanitation?

The proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are ambitious targets to eradicate poverty and hunger, safeguard natural resources, combat climate change, and achieve human equality by 2030. 1,147 more words

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Spotlight: P&G's Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program

Despite progress in the increasing the number of people with access to safe drinking water, there is more work to be done. The United Nations has adopted universal coverage for safe drinking water one of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program represents efforts that are being made to achieve this goal. 320 more words

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5 Major Challenges Affecting Water Management in Developing Countries

Climate Change

Although many developing countries, especially in Africa, contribute only a small percentage to  global GHG emissions; they bare the highest risk and suffer greatly from the impact of climate change. 663 more words

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Spotlight: AQTap, ATMs for Water

To improve water distribution in Kenya, Dutch engineering firm Grundfos created AQTap, a machine that functions like an ATM for water. Users get a “water card” 207 more words

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The Purpose

Having grown up in a developing country, I have witnessed the vast contrast that exists in developed countries in regards to natural resources. Not just the efforts being put into protecting these resources, but also the availability and the use of these resources. 229 more words

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