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Professor Jeffrey Sachs five big solutions to ending poverty

Professor Jeffrey Sachs five big solutions to ending poverty

December 20
23:33 2017

Professor Jeffrey Sachs

By Ashton Kelly Bunda

In his book, ‘The End of Poverty: How we can make it happen in our lifetime: The Big Five Solutions to ending Poverty; Jeffrey Sachs preaches overcoming hunger, disease and poverty.

Professor Sachs pegs investment in ‘Agriculture Inputs’ as an effective means to raise yields and crop value addition.

Secondly, Professor Sachs says ‘investment in basic Health’ will ultimately save lives as top paraphrase a popular adage by Zambian Developmental Media Alliance (ZADEMA) Philanthropist Derrick Sinjela; ‘a healthy community is a foundation for a wealthy society’.

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Thirdly, Investment in Education will build knowledge and skills, argues Professor Sachs as he underscores the imperative of entrepreneurship.

Talking on a fourth consideration, Professor Sachs pegs improved access to power, transport and communication as an effective means of empowering people and ameliorating impoverished communities.

Professor Sachs fifth advice is investment on safe drinking water and sanitation, which acts as a springboard on which the first four interventions are founded.

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