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Electricity: 1.3 billion people without access

Worldwide 1.3 billion people – a population equivalent to that of the entire OECD – continue to live without access to electricity. According to IEA (Internationa energy agency) 2014 report, nearly 97% of those without access to electricity live in sub-Saharan Africa and developing Asia. Data refer to 2012. The

Jade mine: landslide kills over 100

It is not the first time. A landslide near a jade mine in northern Burma killed more than 100 people. Globalwitness rights group valued Myanmar's jade production in 2014 at as much as $31 billion (equivalent to 48 percent of Myanmar's GDP). According Globalwitness rights group, jade mines are large companies,

Zambia: 47,8% is undernourished

Hunger kills Zambia. The subsaharian state is one of the poorest country in the world. According to Fao, in 2015 there are 7,4 millions of undernourished (47,8% of total population). In 1990, they were "only" 2,7 millions. It is not enought the high Gdp growth rate (+5,4% in 2014, +6,7% in

UN summit: 15 years to eradicate poverty

It is a dream, but United Nation try to fulfill it. An amount between $3.5 trillion and $5 trillion every year until 2030, will it be the weapon that can win poverty? World's leaders want to approve a new 17 broad goals plan (read the draft here). By 2030, two goals