Question raised in Lok Sabha on Street Vendors, 12/12/2019. As informed by the States/UTs, the number of street vendors identified so far is 11,56,460.

In the third year of E-waste Management Rules, 2016, this report presents the scenario of informal e-waste sector with a larger objective of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 3 (Good health and Well-being), Goal 6 (Clean water and Sanitation), Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Commun

This research is part of a process of evidence generation to help protect and improve the food systems of the urban poor in the city of Bandung, in a period of rapid urbanisation and modernisation. It focuses on the role of street food vendors and informal food providers, who have a contested place in the city’s growth.

This briefing note summarises the findings of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network's (CPAN) forthcoming Chronic Poverty Report on Growth.

Access to finance and financial inclusion has been identified as a key enabler in the modern society. It provides for basic economic security of the family and is instrumental in preventing families from falling back into poverty.

2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases each year warns this new report released by International Labour Organisation (ILO). It attributes stress, excessively-long working hours and disease to worker casualties every year.

Global economic prospects have darkened. Financing conditions have tightened, industrial production has moderated, and trade tensions remain elevated. The recovery in emerging market and developing economies has stalled, and some countries have experienced significant financial stress.

With the majority of the world’s population already living in urban areas, there are unprecedented challenges for feeding cities with accessible, affordable food and healthy diets. The book identifies some of the best examples from across the world on innovations in food systems and on how to implement sustainable urban food planning.

Urbanization is one of the global megatrends of our time, unstoppable and irreversible. In 30 years, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas; 90 per cent of this urban growth will take place in less developed regions such as East Asia, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

One of the greatest challenges for climate change adaptation is how to build resilience for the billion urban dwellers who are estimated to live in what are termed informal settlements .

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