Extreme Poverty


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SDG Indicator 2.1.1 – Prevalence of undernourishment (PoU)
The number of undernourished people in the world continued to increase in 2019. If recent trends are not reversed, the SDG 2.1 Zero Hunger target will not be met.
See global progress towards the eradication of hunger and malnutrition.
> fao.org/state-of-food-security-nutrition/2-1-1/en/

FAO-WFP early warning analysis of acute food insecurity hotspots
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020

Bill Gates says poverty is decreasing. He couldn’t be more wrong – Jason Hickel

Jan 29, 2019 – Only 5% of all new income from global growth trickles down to the poorest 60% – and yet they are the people who produce most of the food and goods that the world consumes, toiling away in those factories, plantations and mines to which they were condemned 200 years ago. It is madness – and no amount of mansplaining from billionaires will be adequate to justify it.
> theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/29/bill-gates-davos-global-poverty-infographic-neoliberal