Some good news on the coronavirus in hot places. Having been worried by the jump in figures 1-2 weeks ago (these countries clearly do test), it looks like the rise in active cases is modest compared to Europeans or the US. Could be very good news for Africa, south Asia, etc
With the ultimate goal to stop #COVID19 from circulating across the globe, the @UN launched a US$2 billion global humanitarian response plan this week to tackle the virus in vulnerable countries across South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
For 20 years, South Korea has been on the front lines. Of course this country is far more prepared, it’s common sense. “Why so many epidemics originate in Asia and Africa – and why we can expect more”
▶ Building Financial Resilience through Financial and Digital Literacy in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial and digital literacy are key factors to building inclusiveness and financial resilience. ADB
Here’s how incomes break down around the world: ? 80% of people living on ~$1.00 a day are in Sub-Saharan Africa ? 50% of people living on $3.20 a day are in South Asia ? 50% of people living on $10 a day are in East Asia & Pacific#CountPovertyOut
The share of people living in extreme poverty in 1987 and 2013 SS-Africa: 54% ➘ 41% South Asia: 48% ➘ 15% Latin America: 15% ➘ 5% East Asia: 58% ➘ 4% World: 35% ➘ 11% [from our entry on global extreme poverty here ]
The share of people living in extreme poverty in 1987 and 2015 SS-Africa: 54% ➘ 41% South Asia: 48% ➘ 15% Latin America: 15% ➘ 5% East Asia: 58% ➘ 4% World: 35% ➘ 11% [from our entry on global poverty here ]
oh yeah...and just agreed to routing for EUROPE, RUSSIA, MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, AUSTRALIA and NZ, South America, and S AFRICA BELIEVE TOUR dates