Climate over India during 2019 was above average with respect to temperature. The annual mean temperature for the country this year was +0.36°C above the 1981-2010 average, thus making the year 2019 as the seventh warmest year on record since the nation-wide records commenced in 1901.
This paper presents nowcasting of quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) growth in India by developing an econometric framework specific to the country’s economy. “Nowcasting” uses high frequency data to generate estimates of GDP growth.
UMFULA has addressed questions of climate science, climate impacts and decision-making processes for adaptation, including: How does the climate of central and southern Africa work? And how well do climate models represent the key processes responsible for climate?
The present publication is biennial and attempts to cover a wide range of data on water and related resources in the country. It comprises three chapters along with related appendix tables. Summary tables and charts have been included within the chapters to facilitate overview and better understanding. The introduction presents inter-alia the global water scenario.
Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity, hampering food availability and access for millions of people, according to the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.