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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.

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Organizations relating to Scarcity

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

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World Problems relating to Scarcity

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Lack of satisfaction
Intellectual inefficiency
Denial of freedom of thought
Lack of environmental justice
Inaccessibility of justice
Underdevelopment of countries
Loss of cultural heritage
Dominance of economic motives
Psychological inertia
Lack of education
Sedentary city lifestyles
Physical unfitness
Loss of appetite
Declining birth rate
Inadequate research on proposed solutions to problems
Denial of legal representation
Lack of eugenic measures
Insufficient medical supplies
Lack of financial control
Inadequate fiscal policies

Action Strategies relating to Scarcity

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Ensuring viable financial basis for the United Nations
Studying causes of lack of solidarity with the poor
Building skilled labour forces
Increasing global funds
Increasing amount of funds for research
Improving access to development capital
Campaigning for environmental protection laws
Providing local planning resources
Promoting entrepreneurship
Protesting lack of integration of environmental and economic issues
Increasing number of specimens for medical study
Banning hazardous waste exports to countries lacking safe handling capability
Providing heroic images
Providing sufficient daily physical activity in urban environments
Lacking piety
Increasing quantity of experimental non-human primates
Increasing number of professional and technical personnel
Increasing amount of qualified government officials
Increasing amount of time for policy making
Preventing false image of scarcity
Conserving mineral resources
Increasing amount of teaching materials
Increasing amount of cultivable land
Improving domestic monetary reserves
Addressing governmental resistance in response to problems

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