Guest Contribution: Ahmad Ahsan Torrential downpours flooded huge swaths of Northern Pakistan in July; leading to nearly 50 deaths and damage and destruction to residences, infrastructure, and crops. These rains came atop the monsoon season, which historically has been the harbinger of flooding for decades. Over to the East, monsoon fueled storms and floods haveContinue reading “Get water shoes? climate change heightens ‘flood risk’ in Pakistan”
Co-authored with Mohsen Gul (University of Nottingham). This is based on research conducted for UNDP Innovation Unit Africa. For the purpose of this article, the Global South refers to countries in Africa, Latin America, and developing Asia including the Middle East. 1 Current Landscape To date almost all of research work has been focused onContinue reading “Is Artificial Intelligence the frontier solution to Global South’s wicked development challenges?”
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About the Report The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 is the annual assessment of global and regional progress towards the Goals. The report is based on latest available data on selected indicators of the global SDG indicator framework, prepared by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs with inputs from a large number ofContinue reading “Accelerated pace required to achieve SDGs, finds UN’s 2017 report”