Each year 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 69 die from cancers, diabetes, heart disease and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Over 85 percent of these premature deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for a one-third reduction in premature mortality from NCDs by 2030.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Farmers’ Income, 12/02/2019. Agriculture being a State subject, the State Governments undertakes development of perspective plans and ensures effective implementation of the programmes/ schemes. Also, Government of India supplements the efforts of the State Governments through various Schemes/ Programmes. Details of State-wise funds allocated under various schemes being implemented during 2018-19 is Annexed.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Plan for environmental protection and afforestation, 11/02/2019. The State/UTs-wise details of funds released and utilised under Compensatory Afforestation Funds ,Green India Mission and National Afforestation Programme for the last three years and current year are given in Annexure-I, II and III respectively.

This climate change profile is designed to help integrate climate actions into development activities. It complements the publication ‘Climate-smart = Future-Proof!

This country diagnostic assessment seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Sri Lanka, focusing on insurance and other risk transfer instruments.

Off-grid solutions can be designed to provide affordable electricity to poor communities in hard-to-reach areas but receive only a fraction of annual global investment in energy provision.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were introduced in 2015 are being increasingly implemented in global society. Governments and the private sector have taken the SDGs as the global framework underlying the direction and actions towards 2030, which has been set by the United Nations as the year in which the SDGs should be achieved.

Using survey information from the 'Rapid Response Research' (RRR) initiative, this report assesses the relationship and role of financial services in strengthening resilience in eastern Myanmar. The Rapid Response Research project seeks to gather information on households’ resilience to climate extremes and its determinants.

A new paper released by the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme provides a framework to help development and climate practitioners to better engage with the private sector on climate change adaptation.

This paper presents a case study of the Honey Bee Network’s decentralized model for collecting,  verifying and disseminating grassroots innovations and provides a roadmap for its replication in Africa.  The Honey Bee Network brings together governmental and non‐governmental institutions, members  of academia, scholars and a large number of volun