Women and Sustainable Consumption

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Sustainable consumption is the use of resources that minimizes environmental destruction while providing people’s well-being. Women are better compared to men in terms of more sustainable consumption patterns: they produce a smaller carbon footprint. Regardless of economic status, men’s consumer patterns and lifestyles tend to be less sustainable and have a greater pattern of consumption compared to women. Thus, following the carbon footprint of women can have less environmental impact.

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The Top Reasons of Unsustainable Agriculture

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Sustainable agriculture has been defined in the last blog post of Carrhure. This blog will focus on the other side of the coin which is unsustainable agriculture. If sustainable agriculture is defined, then “as a method in agriculture that deals on how to produce food that does not destroy the environment and contributes to a community’s livelihood,” then unsustainable agriculture is the opposite of that.

This blog will resonate the five top reasons of unsustainable agricultural practices and why there is a destruction of the rural environment.

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Sustainable Agriculture—An Overview

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Sustainable agriculture is simply defined as a method in agriculture that deals on how to produce food that does not destroy the environment and contributes to a community’s livelihood. This simple definition encompasses a broader concept that shows agriculture must balance the goals of the environment, community, and production.

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Updates on Poverty Reduction in Africa

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Africa is bombarded with climate change, poverty, and wars. Statistics show that one in every two persons on the continent lives in extreme poverty.

The majority of the world’s population that is in extreme poverty will be found in Africa in 15 years. It is a sad fact that malnutrition kills half of the African children before reaching five years old. Moreover, 240 million people go to bed hungry every night.

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The Shock of Being Assimilated To A Neophyte

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As a professional in the business of headhunting, I have gathered extensive experiences that made my former companies proud of. I have learned the basics of the business, was mentored by superiors, and eventually became a pillar for the company.

Let me share with you my experience.: In my journey as a career professional in Executive Search, I realized I can do better than being just a mere employee of the company I was with. My heart and circumstances (providence or fatality) told me I had to do more. Thus, I started my own Executive Search Company—CARRHURE.

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Headhunters and FBI Profilers

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Headhunters and Profilers. These two fields of endeavor seem to be worlds apart yet have powerful similarities.

These professional detectives of today both search for people based on certain criteria. Headhunters search for the perfect fit, the ideal candidate with the right profile for one job, while profilers search for a criminal or profile individuals who might be perpetrators of a crime. Both are hunters.

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Challenges and Uncertainties in Ending Hunger

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Two of the goals in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to end poverty and hunger. The first SDG goal calls for the elimination of poverty and the second SDG goal is the elimination of hunger by 2030. It is significant to note that agricultural growth in low-income economies will be one of the major contributors in achieving the SDGs.

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Challenges in Poverty Reduction in Asia

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Poverty is an issue that has existed even before recorded history. There was a significant decrease in extreme poverty in the last three decades. Fifty percent of the population in poor countries lived on less than $1.25 a day in 1981. This was reduced to 21% in 2010. In comparison with the 1.9 billion people who lived on less than $1.25 a day in 1981, there was a significant decrease to 1.2 billion living on that amount in 2010. Despite the huge decrease in the number of people living in poverty, there still exists the challenge of reducing poverty.

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Water Crisis in Africa: Its Issues and Challenges

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Africa seems to be the greatest recipient of abundant water resources. These include large bodies of water, such as Niger, Zambezi, Nile, and Congo. In addition to the list is Lake Victoria which boasts of the globe’s second largest river.

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The Sustainability of Southeast Asia’s Fast Rate of Urbanization: An Issue That Must Be Addressed

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The present generation has 50% of the globe’s population who reside in cities. This number is predicted to increase as the United Nations expects that more than 67% of individuals will reside in cities by 2050.

North America and Europe has already experienced urbanization. However, it is just of recent times that urbanization took place in Africa and Asia. These two continents will contribute to 90 percent increase in city populations through 2050.

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