Water scarcity is among the main problems to be faced by many societies and the World in the XXIst century. Water use has been growing at more than twice the rate of population increase in the last century, and, although there is no global water scarcity as such, an increasing number of regions are chronically short of water.
The nation lending organization cautioned about some risks it sees to the international economy. It noted, in particular, a shift by the Federal Reserve and some other central banks toward raising interest rates after having kept them near record lows for years.
Higher borrowing rates, if they go too far, could depress economic activity. The bank also warned of threats posed by rising trade protectionism and geopolitical pressures. World Bank economists said their latest forecast reflects an expectation of some benefit from the tax-cut plan President Donald Trump signed into law last month.
But the boost it foresees falls short of the expectations of the Trump administration, which is projecting that U. The international economy as a whole grew last year at a stronger-than-expected 3 percent.
That was a sharp pickup from the lackluster 2. And it foresees growth of 2. He urged policymakers to make needed investments in such areas as education and infrastructure as a way to lift lagging worker productivity and increase future growth.ii World Health Organization WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data The global burden of disease: update.
benjaminpohle.com of illness. benjaminpohle.com health - statistics. benjaminpohle.comity - trends. Jun 06, · The latest Global Economic Prospects report from the World Bank predicts a per cent expansion of the global economy in We hear from the lead author Franziska Ohnsorge.
Today is . Jan 09, · The World Bank predicts that the global economy will grow percent this year, which would be its best showing in seven years. The United States, . The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of " countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.".
Some regions should expect to see their gender gaps narrow faster than the global rate of change. Among these are South Asia, with a projected closing of the gender gap in 46 years, Western Europe in 61 years, Latin America in 72 years and Sub-Saharan Africa, due to achieve parity in 79 years. Nov 16, · The World Bank is urging stepped-up efforts to meet world carbon-reduction goals after looking at what it says would be the catastrophic consequences if average world temperatures rise more than 4 degrees Celsius ( degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century.