Dam safety is central to public protection and economic security. However, the world has an aging portfolio of large dams, with growing downstream populations and rapid urbanization placing dual pressures on these important infrastructures to provide increased services and to do it more safely.

The pandemic has redefined the world economy in ways that will deepen inequality and can only be reversed if a global transformation in attitudes towards trade and development allows the whole world to recover together, the UN trade body UNCTAD said, in a report.

Rising inequality, biodiversity loss, the growing impact of climate change and unrelenting pressure on natural resources could lead to irreversible environmental damage in the Mediterranean basin, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Entitled Building a Resilient Innovative Africa, the report is a result of a survey of over 1,000 pan-African innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups from both Djembe’s and AfriLabs’ vast innovation and entrepreneurship networks.

The publication titled, ‘Trade and Development Report 2020: From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All: Avoiding Another Lost Decade,’ finds that the global economy will contract by over 4%, trade will shrink by approximately one-fifth, foreign direct investment will contract up to 40%, and remittances will decrease by over USD 100 billion in 20

Agricultural transformation and development are critical to the livelihoods of more than a billion small-scale farmers and other rural people in developing countries.

In the last decade or so the Republic of Moldova has made important positive progress in terms of human development, yet the country continues to face a number of very complex challenges that require a collaborative effort and action by all stakeholders involved.

The production and consumption of animal source foods is central to the ongoing discussion of global food systems.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Schemes for youth and women, 02/03/2020.

Development diplomacy refers to the repurposing of development assistance to service public diplomacy ambitions and aspirations, and simultaneously achieve development goals.

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