Friday Factly 6 November 2020
- November 23, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: Friday Factly
- If a person in New York has to pay $1.2 for a plate of food, the same plate will cost $7 in India and $15 in Pakistan. The same plate would cost $300 in Sudan.
Women and Food Security
- Women comprise an average of 43 per cent of the agricultural labour force across the developing.
- Eight out of ten agricultural workers in Africa are women and in Asia six out of ten are women.
- Rural women often represent approximately two thirds of the 400 million poor livestock keepers.
According to latest Credit Suisse report
- India ranks fifth globally in terms of the ultra-rich population — those with wealth in excess of $50 million.
- 78 per cent of the adult populations have personal wealth less than $10,000 or about Rs 7, 30,000.Last year it was 91%.
- 8% of adults or 15.6 million people — enjoy a net worth of $1,00,000 and continue to own a lion’s share of India’s total wealth that increased four-fold between 2000 and 2019, reaching $12.6 trillion this year.
- The transport sector in India contributes one-third of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
- According to State of Global Air 2020India is the worst-polluted country in the world. India, with 83.2 microgramme per cubic metre(μg/m3), had the highest population-weighted annual average PM2.5 exposures in 2019.
- The World Health Organization Air Quality Guideline puts this value at 10 μg/m3.
- The State of Global Air 2020report also shows that over 90 per cent of the world’s population experienced annual average PM2.5 concentrations that exceeded WHO standards.
- The top five polluted countries in the world are India (83.2 μg/m3), Nepal (83.1 μg/m3), Niger (80.1 μg/m3), Qatar (76 μg/m3) and Nigeria (70.4 μg/m3).
- The 10 countries with the lowest exposures (less than 8 μg/m3) are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.