The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure.

Africa’s economic outlook looks promising as the continent in 2016 maintained its position as the world’s second-fastest growing economy behind South Asia, according to data released by the African

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. Women are also an untapped source of managerial and entrepreneurial skills.

Harare – Zimbabwe has been ranked among the most fragile states in the world - just a few weeks after President Robert Mugabe, 93, insisted that his country was the "most highly developed country i

More women in Nigeria are seeking ways to transform agriculture by making their farms more efficient.

Nashik: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has kept pending the consent of as many as 229 industries from the time the online registration process was introduced.

According to the United Nations, India's population had grown to 1.33 billion in 2016

Governments of 100 countries still lacking disaster early warning systems have a duty to invest in the projects, which could save lives and property, and reap longer-term economic benefits, the U.N

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia's unemployment rate increased to 34 percent of the working population last year from 28.1 percent in 2014, the last time a labour force survey was conducted, the Namibi

Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development has begun in earnest.