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The Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report sketches the state of food loss and waste, with a specific lens into excessive food loss and wastage in South Africa. In South Africa, 10 million tonnes of food go to waste every year. This accounts for a third of the 31 million tonnes that are produced annually in South Africa.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Takam Xavier Vs. Union of India & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding running of a ferro alloy manufacturing unit in village Lakhi Happa in the district of Papumpare in the State of Arunachal Pradesh without obtaining environmental clearance as required under EIA Notification, 2006. It is also alleged that the unit discharges untreated affluent into rivers Pachin and Kankar which flow in the vicinity of the unit resulting in those being contaminated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 18/07/217 regarding damage to public health caused because of the cement plant in the Bilaspur area of Himachal Pradesh. Secretary, State of Himachal Pradesh submits that the Government has entered into a dialogue with the PGI, Public Health Department for conducting proper research to substantiate the damage caused by the cement plant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Vivasayam Mattrum Suttrusoozhal Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 06/07/2017 regarding pollution caused by a dyeing unit, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu.

More than 2 billion people globally are living in countries with excess water stress says the Sustainable Development Goals report 2017. Northern Africa and Western Asia, as well as Central and Southern Asia, experience water stress levels above 60 per cent, indicating the strong probability of future water scarcity.

CALABAR, Nigeria - At least nine people were killed and 10 others seriously injured Sunday when a gas tank exploded at a fuel complex in southeastern Nigeria, state police said.

The task force on improving employment data headed by Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya has suggested frequent surveys, extensive use of GSTN data and a dedicated central facility to improve India’s employment statistics.

The Industrial Investment & Employment Promotion Policy of Uttar Pradesh 2017 will strive to leverage the inherent strengths of the state while developing new ones and tackling its underlying weaknesses considering the economic dynamics at play at the Indian, Asian and the Global level.

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) now form the backbone of today's economies – providing individuals with access to such vitally important resources as employment opportunities, online banking and healthcare.

Global Witness, an international organization whose aim is to expose links between the demand for natural resources, corruption, armed conflict and environmental destruction, released a report that showed that environment and land rights activists faced heightened risk - there were, across the world, at least 200 activists killed in 2016 alone.

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