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This paper examines how the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) helps households in South Sikkim, India, build resilience to winter drought. It is one in a series of briefings that analyse how the scheme builds the resilience of rural households in different states to different climate shocks.

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has been bringing out India Country monitoring reports showcasing progress achieved under MDGs since 2005.

The United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched the 2017 Transformational Energy Access report on Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and underscored the need for expanding

Lubigi swamp is part of the vast 54.1 square kilometre Mayanja-Kato wetland and what remains of it is still rich in wildlife, such as sitatunga, bushbuck, and red-tailed monkeys.

UNCTAD’s Least Developed Countries Report focuses on transformational energy access for the LDCs, where 62 per cent of people have no access to electricity, compared with 10 per cent across other developing countries.

Incorporating the most recent employment trends for young women and men, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of E. R. Kumar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/11/2017 regarding the state of urban homeless in the state of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

The Apex Court finds no concrete implementation of the National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM). The Court suggests that the Union of India may have to look into the matter on how to implement the Mission effectively so that crores of rupees that are sanctioned are not frittered away on issues that have no concern directly or indirectly with the NULM.

The Global Nutrition Report 2017, launched at the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan, Italy, highlights the need for an urgent and integrated response to global nutrition if we are to meet the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030.

This paper is one in a series of briefings that analyse how the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) builds rural households’ resilience to different climate shocks. This paper examines how MGNREGS is helping households in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India, build resilience to cyclones.

India launched a massive renewable energy push in 2014 — a move that could bring electricity and jobs to poor, rural communities across the country.

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