With the progressively accelerating economic globalization, the expansion in economic disparity and difficult life of the people living in poverty of the Asian, Africa and the least developed countries, developing countries and emerging countries of South Pacific do not show any sign of a solution. There is no guarantee that future economic growth will lead to an increase in the welfare of the people living in poverty and a narrowing of the disparity, and the further expansion is concerned. At present, 2 billion people of the world belong to the people living in poverty are living on less than $ 1.9 a day. Although the proportion of the people living read...
Based on the ingenious mechanism and motivation emerged from the inner side of socially vulnerable and new knowledge, we will create the system which supports the sustainable management of natural resources strongly depended by people, stabilization of livelihoods, improvement of living and welfare, and contribute to resolving urgent international issues of poverty reduction, and we aim to work on resolving issues while applying the transdisciplinary research through collaboration with stakeholders in society.
What is socially vulnerable?
Fourteen percent of world’s population is facing the extreme poverty with income less than $ 1.25 par day. The greater limitations on job opportunities and economic activities have made the people obliged to live the life which strongly relies on natural resources through agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries. At this time, living necessity exerts the significant pressure on natural resources. Furthermore, the basic services such as health care and primary education often could not be reached, and problems related to fundamental human rights such as the decline in enrollment rate and increase in infant motility rate has occurred. In this research, that state is called the socially vulnerable and the people living in poverty.