Indians have expressed optimism that the nation will deliver better livelihoods for more people, an economy of productive jobs with commensurate wages, economic mobility, and the opportunity to realize their aspirations. This dream requires a strong labor market to become a reality.

In a fresh warning that its fiscal outlook is worsening, the state’s Budget for 2019-20 has projected that Maharashtra’s total debt will cross Rs 4.72 lakh crore by March 20, forcing the government

Infrastructure—electricity, telecommunications, roads, water, and sanitation—are central to people’s lives. Without it, they cannot make a living, stay healthy, and maintain a good quality of life. Access to basic infrastructure is also a key driver of economic development.

Narendra Modi and the NDA won a famous electoral victory last month, consolidating political power in a manner that many had not imagined was possible in contemporary India.

Port Development and Competition in East and Southern Africa analyzes the 15 main ports in East and Southern Africa (ESA) to assess whether their proposed capacity enhancements are justified by current and projected demand; whether the current port management approaches sufficiently address not only the maritime capacity needs but also other imp

The Economic Survey of Maharashtra 2018-19 has predicted a bleak scenario for the agricultural and industrial sectors, which are the two pillars of the economy, in the state. While the agriculture sector is expected to see an eight per cent drop in crop production, the industries sector too will see a fall of 0.7 per cent.

The SDG Center for Africa (SDGC/A) and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released the 2019 Africa SDG Index and Dashboards Report. The report calls for accelerated action to address poverty (SDG 1), infrastructure and innovation (SDG 9) and environmental sustainability (SDGs 12, 13, 14 and 15, among others).

Union Budget 2019 India: The Modi government faced stringent criticism from the Opposition for its handling of farm distress before the general election.

The World Investment Report supports policymakers by monitoring global and regional foreign direct investment trends and documenting national and international investment policy developments.

First-ever World Food Safety Day on 7 June makes ensuring safe and nutritious food for all 'everyone's business'. On 7 June 2019, the United Nations will be observing the inaugural World Food Safety Day after it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018.

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