International aid trends from a Belgian perspective
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Human Development Reports (UNDP)

Human Development Reports (UNDP) | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

The rise of the South is radically reshaping the world of the 21st century, with developing nations driving economic growth, lifting hundreds of millions of people from poverty, and propelling billions more into a new global middle class, says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.

This phenomenon goes well beyond the so-called BRICs, middle income countries often represented by Brazil, Russia, India and China, the 2013 Report stresses. The Report shows that more than 40 developing countries have made greater human development gains in recent decades than would have been predicted. These achievements, it says, are largely attributable to sustained investment in education, health care and social programmes, and open engagement with an increasingly interconnected world.

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Africa can only grow if it solves hunger crisis

Africa can only grow if it solves hunger crisis | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the world's most food insecure region, despite improvements in life expectancy and educationSub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain its much-heralded economic growth unless it eliminates the hunger that afflicts nearly one in...
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