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Global productivity

  •  At present, the rich G7 nations tend to look after themselves first and foremost

  • Their focus is on growth and getting richer – on increasing their own, already high, GDP and prosperity levels – they regard it as a disaster if their own GDP contracts by under 1%

      N.B. GROW = Rest of World Group

  • Meanwhile, relatively poor GRoW nations stay poor despite receiving considerable ‘overseas aid’

  • Thus the gap between rich and poor nations widens

  • Such gaps also arise within nations – even the rich G7 have many poor citizens and struggling businesses

  • There the rich are getting richer whilst the poor, and many of the middle classes, are getting poorer

  • Plainly, this is wrong



Global goals

Years ago, the UN announced its MDGs – Millennium Development Goals They were  to be achieved by 2015 There has been considerable, but not total, success in meeting them ever since                          MDGs 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 2. Achieve universal primary education 3. …

Global action needed

Clearly, cash and food aid must always be ready for those nations hit by a disaster and desperately in need After that, however, most G7/ G20 foreign aid should focus on teaching GRoW nations: How to find water, irrigate and farm their land How to provide minimum levels of health care for all How to …

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