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Children are in especially difficult circumstances when their basic needs for food, shelter, education, medical care, protection, discrimination and security are not met. A majority of these marginalized, excluded and vulnerable children, are girls. Gender inequality compounds all forms of exclusion .

This paper provides a helpful framing to understand both why and how policy attention and investments should be channeled through agriculture and agrifood systems as key vehicles for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The tenth edition of the Tanzania Economic Update covers the state of the economy and includes a near term outlook, with a special focus chapter on one of the most cross-cutting determinants of development outcomes, water resource management.

THE prevalence of undernourishment in Namibia was last measured at 37% in 2016, while 24% of children under the age of five are stunted.

“I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.”

This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

The 2017 Africa regional report on Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) assesses the continent’s performance in domesticating and implementing the two development frameworks since their adoption in 2013 and 2015, respectively.

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has released the 2017 edition of its State of World Population report that discusses gender inequality and inequalities in realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights.

The Index of Economic Freedom provides compelling evidence of the wide-ranging tangible benefits of living in freer societies. The Index analyzes economic policy developments in 186 countries.

Whether in leafy suburbs or overcrowded shacklands‚ urban children in SA still have a huge advantage over their rural counterparts.

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