SDG Goal 1

What’s the goal here? To end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030. Why? More than 700 million people, or 10% of the world population, still live in extreme poverty and is struggling to fulfil the most basic needs like health, education, and access to water and sanitation, to name a few. The majority of people living on less than $1.90 a day live in sub-Saharan Africa. Worldwide, the poverty rate in rural areas is 17.2 per cent—more…

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SDG Goal 2

ZERO HUNGER: WHY IT MATTERS What’s the goal here? To end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. Why? Extreme hunger and malnutrition remains a barrier to sustainable development and creates a trap from which people cannot easily escape. Hunger and malnutrition mean less productive individuals, who are more prone to disease and thus often unable to earn more and improve their livelihoods. There are more than 800 million people who suffer from hunger worldwide,…

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