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Across Africa, ambitions to achieve inclusive and sustainable development are being undermined by inadequate investment in the care economy.

While the number of people living in extreme poverty fell from nearly 2 billion in 1990 to 736 million in 2015, and hunger has declined for decades, the poorest and most marginalized people continue to be left behind. More than 820 million people go hungry every day, and the wealth gap is widening.

The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends is an in-depth analysis on current market dynamics, projections for the coming five years, and a blueprint for how actors in this market can compete in a swiftly evolving industry ecosystem.

India needs a whopping USD 2.64 trillion investment to meet the UN's sustainable development goals (SDGs), offering the private sector an investment opportunity of over USD 1.12 trillion by 2030, according to a report.

This guide supports HelpAge staff and network members in using Agenda 2030 to advance older people’s rights and inclusion in development policy and practice. It explains how global development must meet older people’s needs and rights if it is to be sustainable and provides key arguments to make this case with policy makers.

The number of deaths among children under the age of five has reduced by half since 1990. Yet over 5 million children are still dying every year from mostly preventable causes. Pneumonia is responsible for nearly 20% of these deaths and is the leading infectious cause of death in this age group.

Population and economic growth, as well as climate change, have pushed water crises to the top of the global agenda. Given the scale of the issues, delivering sustainable water management requires rapid mobilization of funding for water-related improvements and more effective use of existing resources.

The Government of Zambia commissioned the Zero Hunger Strategic Review (ZHSR) to lay out in a comprehensive manner the status, trends, responses and gaps in the five pillars of the Zero Hunger Challenge. The review recommends actions needed to achieve SDG 2 by 2030.

India has improved its composite score from 57 in 2018 to 60 in the Sustainable Development Goals Index 2019-20.

The recent rise in world hunger has slowed. But more than 820 million people still do not have enough to eat. The stubbornly high hunger levels seen in recent years threaten to derail the 2030 Agenda. For the world to change course, the political gears must shift decisively.

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