India climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). India’s HDI value for 2017 is 0.640, which put the country in the medium human development category.

Lack of political will by government leaders more than farm inputs continue to stem Africa’s agricultural development and its contribution to spark widespread economic growth across the continent, a major new study released by the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s leading property developers are staring at an uncertain future as the government intensifies implementation of a regeneration plan for the capital of Nairobi that has re

The Bombay High Court (HC) has rejected a bunch of petitions filed by housing societies and private developers, challenging a 2017 National Green Tribunal order and a subsequent resolution of the g

International development finance institutions (DFIs) invested heavily in large-scale infrastructure projects that triggered significant deforestation in the Andes Amazon especially within the

Fishermen in Mombasa County have demanded that action be taken against developers who have destroyed the Kibarani fishing grounds.

UN human rights experts on Friday called on Kenya to stop forced mass evictions from Kibera informal settlement in southwest Nairobi and until adequate legal and procedural safeguards are in place.

Rights group Amnesty International has condemned the demolition of homes, shops and schools this week in the Kibera section of Nairobi.

Dinesh de Alwis has lived all his life in Ratmalana, a suburb of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo.

The population of critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoises has continued to decline in recent years despite intensive conservation efforts, China’s agriculture ministry said following a surv

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