08 June 2017 | Christina Lengfelder, Research Specialist, and Jon Hall, Policy Specialist at HDRO/UNDP 

Today is World Oceans Day. What better day to reflect on the role our seas have on human development?   

22 April 2017 | Olafur Eliasson, Artist and founder of Little Sun

My son recently asked me whether he had saved much CO2 from being emitted into the air by using the Little Sun solar lamp I designed.

17 June 2014 | Inge Kaul

‘Vulnerability’ and ‘resilience’ are among the new catch-words of the international community.

The report provides a comprehensive review of the level of human development and poverty in Namibia, finding that eight years after independence, Namibia remains a country of extreme inequalities and low human development for the majority of its people.

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This Report argues that environmental concerns and people’s participation play a critical role in the management of the country’s limited natural resources.

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The report explores the current urban transformation in China from the perspective of human development and primarily considers its impacts on the people of China.

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Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world; over eighty-five percent of the population live in rural areas where economic and social development are extremely low, with life expectancy less than forty-eight years, adult literacy only seventeen percent and infant mortality 123‰.

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Year: 1999
Type: National Reports
Region: Africa
Country: Ghana

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