REDUCING THE VULNERABILITY OF GEORGIA S AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS TO CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ADAPTATION OPTIONS JAMES E NEUMANN
Malawi Overview - World Bank
Malawi’s economy has been heavily impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Growth is estimated at 1.0% for 2020, compared with earlier projections of 4.8%, but is projected to rebound in 2021 to 2.8%, although the nature of the recovery will depend on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and government’s policy actions.
Moody's assigns Ba2 rating to Georgia's USD denominated bonds
Apr 13, 2021Moody's view of Georgia's external vulnerability risk, reflects Georgia's large current account deficits, averaging around 9% of GDP over 2015-2019, its moderately high ratio of short-term and currently-maturing debt to foreign exchange reserves, and its large net liability international investment position, equivalent to over 130% of GDP in 2019.
The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and
Building on the Lancet Countdown's previous work, section 1 of the 2019 report continues to track quantitative metrics along pathways of population vulnerability, exposure, and health outcomes that are indicative of the cost to human health of climate change, and thus of the urgent need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The impacts tracked[PDF]
Impact of COVID-19 on informal workers
41 percent of the worlds agricultural labour force. In many countries in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of women work in the agricultural sector (ILO, 2019). In lower income countries, womens rates of informal employment are higher than mens, so they are more at risk of income losses in the current situation.
Teach-In Toolkit | Earth Day
TEACH IN n. a series of lectures and discussions on a subject of public interest focused on taking action In 1970, during an era of civic action and public demonstrations, concerned citizens from all walks of life deployed environmental teach-ins at the first Earth Day.
Climate-Smart Agriculture - World Bank
Apr 05, 2021The challenge is intensified by agriculture’s extreme vulnerability to climate change. Climate change’s negative impacts are already being felt, in the form of increasing temperatures, weather variability, shifting agroecosystem boundaries, invasive crops and
Climate change mitigation - Wikipedia
Climate change mitigation consists of actions to limit global warming and its related effects involves reductions in human emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) as well as activities that reduce their concentration in the atmosphere. Fossil fuel combustion accounts for 89% of all CO 2 emissions and 68% of all GHG emissions. The most important challenge is to eliminate the use of coal, oil
Poverty in Pakistan - Wikipedia
Poverty in Pakistan has fallen dramatically, independent bodies supported estimates of a considerable fall in the statistic by the 2007-08 fiscal year, when it was estimated that 17.2% of the total population lived below the poverty line. The declining trend in poverty as seen in the country during the 1970s and 1980s was reversed in the 1990s by poor federal policies and rampant corruption.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): SME policy responses
Jun 05, 2020Background. The coronavirus pandemic is causing large-scale loss of life and severe human suffering globally. It is the largest public health crisis in living memory, which has also generated a major economic crisis, with a halt in production in affected countries, a collapse in consumption and confidence, and stock exchanges responding negatively to heightened uncertainties. 3 While world
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