The Cost of a Plate of Food 2020 (WFP)
A basic meal is far beyond the reach of millions of people in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic joins existing food shortages and hunger according to this report from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
The report highlights the countries where a simple meal such as rice and beans costs the most, when compared with people’s incomes.
South Sudan top of the list, with basic ingredients costing a staggering 186% of a person’s daily income.
World Bank Water Data Portal
With support from the Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), the World Bank has just launched the World Bank Water Data Portal. It brings together in one place data on water quality and quantity; water supply and access and water and climate change