The COVID-19 pandemic is primarily a health crisis and a human tragedy, but it also has far-reaching economic ramifications.

While global attention is focused on efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, climate change will remain a defining long-term challenge that requires policies to create sustainable economies.

Based on World Economic Forum partner research and the Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, Argentina’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness study examines ways for Argentina to strengthen these key sectors.

The implementation of better public spending practices can play a critically important role in helping countries make progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As governments globally are starting to recognise, public sector procurement is more than simply an operational function—it can be a powerful force for change.

This report reveals the cost of air pollution from fossil fuels and highlights solutions that can protect our health and benefit our communities. Air pollution generated by burning fossil fuels is attributed to approximately 4.5 million premature deaths worldwide every year, the report shows.

Fiscal deficit targets sometimes lead to vicious cycles.

Cambodia has made great strides towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 but needs to do more to achieve zero hunger by 2030.

The report states that South Africa has a pivotal role in global mining, and it sets out a framework for the future sustainability of the local industry.

Following the release of new GDP estimates, nominal GDP for FY18/19 increased and the structure of the economy has changed. In October 2019, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released new GDP estimates, updating the base year for estimating economic activity to 2016/17 from 2009/10.

The Earth’s ecosystems are in steep decline, putting their ability to provide the ecosystem services on which the world’s economies rely at risk. Unless we reverse these trends, the implications for human wellbeing are profound.

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