Understanding the world (to some extent)

Understanding the world (to some extent)

To get an overview of some of the things that are happening around the world and to know that things are actually improving globally, it’s good to read over Bill and Melinda Gates’s 2019 Annual Letter.

Some of the points that I found interesting were: Africa is the youngest continent (its median age is just 18), the world is building an entire NYC every month for 40 years (urban population is increasing in the coming decades), data needs to be more gender balanced (there is a lot of missing data about women and girls’ lives) and that toilets have not changed in a century (the new generation toilets will save millions of lives).

Read more on the 2019 Annual Letter.

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