Anuj Mittal, Ph.D. candidate in industrial engineering (IE) at Iowa State University, has been part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study which will allow food hubs in Iowa to share supply chain bestRead more
Extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990. While this is a remarkable achievement, one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.25 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount, plus many people risk slipping back into poverty.
Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Its manifestations include hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making. Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.
Learn more at: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/poverty/
Purdue University graduate Lauren Neder moved to Haiti to help navigate cultural and logistical challenges at Imagine Missions school, and help establish multiple programs to address sustainability in the island nation. Her background in IndustrialRead more
A world development report in 2016 by World Bank found that rapid spread of digital technologies has brought digital dividends which is the development benefits by boosting growth, expanding opportunities and improvement in services. AccordingRead more
Millions of Americans find themselves in a situation where they do not have the means to provide themselves or their families with proper nutrition on a daily basis. While there are a number of governmentRead more
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Article by Linn Asbury I’m not an educator; I’ve never even had kids. So what am I doing volunteering with a non-profit in rural (remote) Kenya as Global Education Partner for Jubilee Village Project (JVP)Read more