With poor diets posing a greater global health risk than air pollution, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined, the private sector needs to play a stronger role in encouraging people to eat more nutritious food, according to a new policy brief.
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) in the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released the 2018 edition of the World Public Sector Report (WPSR).
Performance audit on ‘Acquisition of land, Development of Industrial Estates and their Management’ by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited disclosed that land measuring 7542.76 acres valuing ` 4,488.86 crore acquired between January 2006 and April 2013 has not yet been taken up for development of Industrial
The Committee on Public Undertakings (2017-18), present this Twentysecond Report on "Financing of Renewable Energy Projects by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (Based on Performance Audit Report No. 12 of 2015)".
“Ten Actions for Financing Infrastructure” identifies a set of actions to help bridge the financing gap for water infrastructure. The report highlights the innovative operational and practical functions that can contribute to lowering the barriers that remain despite an apparent abundance of capital.
Timely access to emergency care can substantially reduce mortality. International benchmarks for access to emergency hospital care have been established to guide ambitions for universal health care by 2030. However, no Pan-African database of where hospitals are located exists; therefore, we aimed to complete a geocoded inventory of hospital services in Africa in relation to how populations might access these services in 2015, with focus on women of child bearing age.
The main objective of this study is to propose recommendations for addressing flood risks in Greater Dhaka. This is based on an analysis of flood risks facing the city, historical analysis of decision-making about flood risk management, and institutional and political economy analysis.
Partnership between the public and private sectors can offer advantages to all stakeholders in REDD+, providing finance, technology and project skills. Private sector companies may play various roles in REDD+, but there must be a business case for them to do so.
Massive flows of finance are needed to accelerate renewable energy investments. More investment in renewables would reduce energy-related carbon emissions, a key element in efforts to limit global warming.