The World has enough food for all but millions of people still suffer from hunger.
The MDG1 aims at removing the factors responsible for poverty.
Most developing countries have good rates of economic growth; but the gap between the rich and the poor is widening.
The proportion of people living on less than $1 a day has decreased but 925 million people still suffer from chronic hunger. One in every four children in the developing world is still underweight.
In the world, 25% people still live on less than 1.25 dollars a day. There are countries like Liberia and Sierra Leone where high percentages of the population live in misery.
The impact of poverty is the hardest on the most vulnerable groups of the poorest segments of the population. - children, women and disabled. Children who are malnourished when they reach their second birthday could suffer permanent physical and cognitive damage.
The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.
- Development Cooperation Handbook/Stories/Employment as a Right
- Development Cooperation Handbook/Stories/Los derechos de la hospitalidad para las personas sin hogar
- Development Cooperation Handbook/Stories/Millennium Village Project