Sustainable development recognizes that growth must be both inclusive and environmentally sound to reduce poverty and build shared prosperity for today’s population and to continue to meet the needs of future generations. It must be efficient with resources and carefully planned to deliver immediate and long-term benefits for people, planet, and prosperity.
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July 10, 2014 — Farmers and scientists in four east African countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – are collaborating to use innovative agriculture techniques to increase the production of rice, cassava, wheat and dairy.Read More »
June 30, 2014 — A commitment to building resilience, paired with accurate and actionable risk information, can help bring about a safer world before these events impact our most vulnerable communities, Francis Ghesquiere writes from the Understanding Risk Forum.Read More »
June 23, 2014 — With careful design, the same development projects that improve communities, save lives, and increase GDP can also fight climate change. A new World Bank report calculates the potential.Read More »
June 5, 2014 — A large number of countries are depleting their wealth despite growing annual income, according to the new edition of the Little Green Data Book. A new indicator in the book helps countries identify threats to the sustainability of economic growth.Read More »