HSBC assessed 67 developed, emerging and frontier markets on vulnerability to the physical impacts of climate change

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry has come up with a draft “Agriculture Export Policy” which is aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrate Indian farmers and agricultural products to the global value chain. Preliminary meeting with stakeholders was conducted to obtain their feedback on the proposed policy.

KANNUR: Even as the CPM has strengthened the campaign against Vayalkilikal, the collective of the local residents of Keezhattur in the district who oppose the proposed national highway bypass throu

Climate change impacts pose significant hazards for socio-economic development in Kenya, through prolonged droughts, unreliable weather patterns, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.Under the Paris Agreement, Kenya committed itself to tackling climate change.

A plethora of problems face Southern and Northern family agricultures in the current neo-liberal era of financial capital domination worldwide, and has paved the way for the revival of peasant struggles for their social emancipation and legitimate right of access to land and food. Obviously, such struggles also concern all categories of workers and people because what is at stake is the challenge to reach food sovereignty and to build our societies at the local, national and global levels, on the principles of social justice, equality and real democracy.

The BJP needs to think beyond farm loan waivers to address intensifying rural unrest. (Editorial)

Among the 31 districts of Telangana, 26 have literacy rates below the State average of 66.54 percent. According to the ‘Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018’ report released by the government, Hyderabad tops in literacy rate with 83.2 per cent, while Jogulamba Gadwal district stands at the bottom with 49.9 per cent literacy.

As many as 32 financial institutions – 21 public sector banks, nine private sector banks and two State rural banks – have been extending loans to registered farmers in Assam.

The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone.

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