Healthy ecosystems like forests, wetlands, and farms are nature's water infrastructure. They are essential for buffering against floods and the provision of clean, ample water around the world – feeding growth in agriculture, industry, and cities.
This report provides an overview of the key macroeconomic and social developments in Eastern Africa in recent years. With the aim of setting the scene for more in-depth policy discussion, it has also reviewed the major structural changes in the regional economies over the past 10 to 15 years.
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shobhit Chauhan Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding environmental clearance granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest for construction of International Exhibition cum Conventions Centre in the sub city of Dwarka, New Delhi on 29.08.2017 without considering operating merits and demerits of the felling of 1961 trees which shall disturb the ecological balance leading to a negative impact upon the environment as well increased pollution levels for the residents of the peripheral colonies defeating the object
How large are the benefits of transportation infrastructure projects, and what explains these benefits? This paper uses archival data from colonial India to investigate the impact of India’s vast railroad network.