We are hot, we are tired, and we work less.

Nations must pour up to US$150 billion a year into efforts to deliver safe and clean water for all, or risk an economic crisis due to the healthcare and development impacts of people drinking filth

The India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) is a remarkable example of cooperation among three developing countries, whhich pioneered the implementation of South-South cooperation initiatives for the benefit of other Southern countries in partnership with the United Nations system.

This paper discusses changes in measurement in industry and services changes made in agriculture sector and major issues on the measurement of GDP in new series. There are long term or legacy issues in agriculture, industry and services. The paper examines 10 major issues on measurement of GDP in the new series.

This 10th South Africa Economic Update offers a review of the country’s recent economic and social developments and outlook in the context of global economic prospects. It focuses on the role of innovation in fostering economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction in an environment in which more South Africans are getting poorer.

Cities can ‘hack’ global sustainability goals for their own purposes, report says. A new report shows that even though the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed with national governments in mind, the majority of the targets are relevant to cities.

Most developed countries now implicitly or explicitly aim to promote more compact urban forms, as compactness is associated with a wide range of positive effects: increases in productivity due to agglomeration economies, travel time savings, and a smaller ecological footprint due to lower energy and land consumption.

SALCEDO, Ecuador – The southeastern wedge of Ecuador’s Cotopaxi province is filled with rich agricultural land.

The second volume of the Economic Survey, 2015-16 (http://indiabudget.nic.in/budget2016-2017/vol2_survey.asp) makes for very

Policy uncertainty, weak economic growth, high unemployment, rising prices and lower investment are threatening to undermine progress SA has made in its fight against poverty.

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