Person

Kevin Watkins

Briefing paper

Child poverty in Africa: an SDG emergency in the making

The profile of world poverty is changing dramatically. This briefing paper focuses on one of the most troubling but least explored aspects of that change - a marked increase in the share of global extreme poverty accounted for by children in Africa.
Report

Human development report 2007/2008: Fighting climate change: Human solidarity in a divided world

The report provides a stark account of the threat posed by global warming. It argues that the world is drifting towards a "tipping point" that could lock the world’s poorest countries and their poorest citizens in a downward spiral, leaving hundreds of millions facing malnutrition...