Inequitable access to natural resources

Other Names:
Global disparities in natural resource endowments
Inequality in distribution of natural resources among countries

Inequities in access to resources contribute to ecological imbalance: they may slow social and economic development in resource exporting countries; and the overemphasis on profit by government and business agencies leads to the uneven development of resources.

Related Problems:
Air pollution
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST