Whole Truth With David Eisenhower

Ending Absolute Poverty: Small Things With Big Imp

Season 3, Episode 9 of 9

In 2016, for the first time in history, the portion of humanity living in extreme poverty was reduced to less than 10%. Now the world, through the UN, has set a goal of abolishing absolute poverty by 2030. Can it be done? Our panel of thought leaders discuss the ways in which they are each working on disruptive technologies which may have the potential to significantly ameliorate some of the world's great challenges, including water scarcity, energy poverty, sanitation, the need for improved yet sustainable agricultural yields, and workforce readiness. Guests: - Dr. Charles Yarish, a globally renowned seaweed expert and professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Connecticut; - Dr. Cody Friesen, co-founder and CEO of Zero Mass Water; - Ali Jaffer, Global COO of Generation; - Dr. Sasha Kramer, co-founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL).

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