1. No poverty

Patrik Klintenberg, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, talks about his research linked to Goal 1: no poverty.

Cooperation

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia

Namibia University of Science and Technology

Ministry of Environment and Tourism i Botswana

Chalmers

Stellenbosch University i Sydafrika

No poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990. While this is a remarkable achievement, one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount, plus many people risk slipping back into poverty.

Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Its manifestations include hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making. Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

This research also relates to the following goals