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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality


Scarcity is the limited availability of a commodity, which may be in demand in the market or by the commons. Scarcity also includes an individual's lack of resources to buy commodities. The opposite of scarcity is abundance.

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Organizations relating to Scarcity

Federation for Associations Connected to the International Humana People to People Movement / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1991

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World Problems relating to Scarcity

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Decreasing diversity of biological species
Air pollution
Inadequate health services
Inhuman conception by homosexual parents
Inadequate management of refuse
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Crop vulnerability
Physical unfitness
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Lack of community responsibility
Underdeveloped community leadership
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Social fragmentation
Lack of economic adaptation of indigenous systems
Lack of appropriate education for children of immigrants
Intellectual inefficiency
Sexual discrimination
Non-standardization of electrical equipment
Lack of sanitation in rural areas
Excessive dependence of local communities on outside services

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