Human well-being is quite intrinsically linked to ecosystem services and biodiversity. There is a growing amount of literature attempting to understand the mechanisms of these interlinkages. Though there is considerable progress globally with respect to human well-being, challenges still remain in terms of access to resources.

The study argues that the nature of risk – viz., relatively slow emergence of drought compared to sudden manifestation of flood events, could perhaps provide scope for partisan politics.

This study empirically estimates the flood damage function and examines the role dams have historically played as an adaptation measure to extreme rainfall induced floods in India.

Information and Communication technology (ICT) can boost economic growth and at the same time can create digital divide.

India has not only maintained its position among countries with largest number of underweight men and women but also has jumped to a higher position among countries with largest increase in the proportion of overweight men and women in the last three decades.

Agricultural intensification and technical specialisation have led to the prevalence of mono-culture in India. Diversity within crop species has been gradually declining since the advent of Green Revolution in the 1960s. With increasingly frequent weather shocks, agricultural systems face the risk of yield and income losses.

This study examines climate change impact on economic growth in the Indian context. Using state and district level data on climate variables and growth rate of per capita real GDP, the present study evaluates the short- as well as medium-run effects of climate change on growth.

The recent COVID-19 pandemic brings to the fore a high fatality rate amongst those with comorbidities of diabetes and hypertension that is often associated with obesity, while it also exposes the vulnerabilities among the less nourished population due to the infection and economic lockdown.

In nutrition insecure regions of rural India, farming system with focus on nutrition (or FSN) can prove effective in improving access and availability for nutrient intake.

In this paper, it is argued that women, because of being disproportionately affected by lack of sanitation, can influence the household to build a toilet at home and there fore reduce the incidence of open defecation .

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