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The State of the World's Children 1998: Focus on Nutrition

This United Nations Children's Fund report on the world's children focuses on nutrition. The report contains a forward by UN Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan and sections addressing the scale of malnutrition, successful approaches to combatting child hunger, and scientific breakthroughs in nutrition. Additional features include statistical tables, special issue panels, spotlights, text figures,...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc98/
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 1999

This excellent report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, The State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI), found that, in 1999, 790 million people in the Third World are undernourished, and 34 million in First and Second World nations also do not have enough to eat. Although the number of undernourished people has dropped by 40 million since 1996, a decline of 8...

http://www.fao.org/NEWS/1999/img/SOFI99-E.PDF
The State of the World's Children 2000

This UNICEF State of the World's Children report (last reviewed in the December 11, 1998 Scout Report) includes an appeal for a new international coalition on behalf of children. The report also summarizes progress made since the 1990 World Summit for Children and the challenges that remain. Included in the report are a number of photographs, maps, tables, and a glossary. A summary, features (a...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc00/
Building Poverty Reduction Strategies

This World Bank site considers a new framework for reducing poverty worldwide. The three steps of this outline are highlighted. "Understanding the nature and locus of poverty" considers the demographics of the world's poor. The second step, "Choosing public actions that have the highest poverty impact," examines the factors necessary for choosing public actions that will merit the highest impact...

https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/poverty
Global Development Network

The Global Development Network (GDN) was formed in 1998 "to support and link research and policy institutes involved in the field of development, and whose work is predicated on the notion that ideas matter." The GDN's work falls into two categories: knowledge generation and knowledge sharing. The Website provides a variety of resources dealing with global development issues including links and...

http://www.gdn.int/homepage-1
The State of the World's Children 1999: Education

About one billion people, two-thirds of them women, will enter the next century unable to read or write according to this year's UNICEF State of the World's Children report (described in the December 19, 1997 Scout Report). The report focuses on education and predicts that illiteracy levels will continue to rise, primarily because only one in four children in impoverished countries are in school....

https://www.unicef.org/sowc99/
Pro-poor tourism: putting poverty at the heart of the tourism agenda

This short yet interesting report, written by Caroline Ashley, Charlotte Boyd, and Harold Goodwin for the Overseas Development Institute(ODI), considers "how tourism affects the livelihoods of the poor and how positive impacts can be enhanced." Divided into brief sections, each consisting of about a paragraph, the paper begins with six policy conclusions which outline the main points of the paper....

https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/public...
A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America's Cities 2000

The United States Conference of Mayors makes available its annual status report on hunger and homelessness in America's cities. "The survey, conducted in 25 cities, examined the causes of hunger and homelessness, the demographic groups that make up this population, demand for emergency food and housing-related assistance, model programs that respond to these problems, and the projected impact of...

http://www.ncdsv.org/images/USCM_Hunger-homelessness-Survey-...
The Oxfam Education Report

Published earlier this year, this report from Oxfam "sets out the scale of the worldwide education crisis, identifies the causes, and sets out an agenda for reform." Divided into seven sections that examine data concerning education worldwide, the report discusses the critical connection between education and poverty globally, the progress made in achieving the goals set out at the 1990 UN...

https://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/the-oxfam-...
The State of the World's Children 2002

UNICEF has released this year's State of the World's Children report (the 2000 report is discussed in the December 17, 1999 Scout Report). As with previous reports, this year's covers progress made since the 1990 World Summit for Children and goals that have yet to be met. UNICEF tells us, for example, that since the summit, under-five mortality has dropped fourteen percent, but in sub-Saharan...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc02/
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