Many people in the world live in extreme poverty. Organisations such as the United Nations, as well as many Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), attempt to tackle this issue.
What is the meaning of absolute poverty?
People being poor in relation to other people
People who rely on the welfare state
People who struggle to have the basics in life
Which of the following is seen as a cause of poverty?
Armed conflict and violence
Bad governance and poor infrastructure
All of the above
What percentage of children in the developing world are underweight?
What is the main role of the Food and Agricultural Organisation?
In emergencies getting food to the hungry fast
To increase the amount and quality of food in the developing world
Funding educational programmes
Which UN agency focuses on tackling hunger?
The World Food Programme
United Nations Children's Fund
World Health Organisation
What does Bangladesh hope to achieve by 2033?
Universal primary education
Eradication of absolute poverty
What percentage of the world's population live on less than $1.25 per day?
By 2030, it is predicted what percentage of the world’s middle class will live in ‘developing’ nations?
What did the G7 Gleneagles Agreement bring about?
The removal of debt in 35 countries
An end to conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa
A rise in life expectancy in Asia
Approximately how much of the production and consumption in the world do developing countries account for?