The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on December 09, 2022. The Bill seeks to amend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.This Act may be called the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (Amendment) Act, 2022.

Women play a key role in environmental protection and social and economic development in mountain areas. They are often the primary managers of mountain resources, guardians of biodiversity and keepers of traditional knowledge. Empowering rural women is crucial to eradicating hunger and poverty.

Rural economies are key to ensure food security and creating decent jobs. Yet the global context dominated by the impact of multiple and interlinked crises has laid bare prevailing decent work deficits, with many rural workers living in poverty and working informally.

Different agriculture and NRM activities are relevant for different parts of the country owing to different development requirements amidst regional agro-climatic and hydrogeological conditions.

The Department of Legal and Legislative Affairs, Punjab on July 18, 2022 has issued the Punjab Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2022 to further amend the Punjab Rural Development Act, 1987.

Gaon Connection has released its much awaited annual publication – The State of Rural India Report 2021. This report is a unique and exhaustive compilation of 14 chapters, and it also includes 60 stories that define the key happenings and developments in India's villages in 2021.

Africa’s rural population continues to expand rapidly and labor productivity in agriculture and many rural off farm activities remains low. This paper uses the lens of a dual economy and the associated patterns of agricultural, rural, and structural transformation to review the evolution of Africa’s rural employment and its inclusiveness.

The transformation of food systems is a burning topic across the globe, in response to concerns about the nutritional, environmental and equity impacts of our current system.

This case study presents the lessons learned from a digital transformation project in the field of index insurance, undertaken by the National Agricultural Insurance Company of Senegal (CNASS) with the support of the World Food Programme and Sofrecom.

This report explores the new poverty reduction strategy of the People's Republic of China and focuses on the vulnerable, particularly children, the elderly, and those whose access to health care is jeopardized by urbanization and aging. The People’s Republic of China has a long and successful record of poverty reduction.

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