As part of its efforts to address challenges emanating from rapid urbanization and develop a vision for future development in Rajasthan, the Government of Rajasthan has prepared an Urban Development Policy.

Without increased effort, none of the 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be met, according to a report by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). However, if countries emulate the performance of the top-performing countries “there is much to be hopeful about," it says.

The spread of dengue in the district dominated a meeting of the Vigilance Committee of the Municipal Corporation on Tuesday.

LUSAKA, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dorothy Zulu's dream is to have a water tap and a small vegetable garden in her home in Ngombe, one of many slums in Zambia's capital Lusaka.

Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that can cause diarrhoea. Human faeces are an important source of Cryptosporidium in surface waters. We present a model to study the impact of sanitation, urbanization and population growth on human emissions of Cryptosporidium to surface waters. We build on a global model by Hofstra et al and zoom into Bangladesh and India as illustrative case studies.

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MUMBAI: The National Green Tribunal, in a landmark order, directed a developer to remit Rs 3 crore towards the environmental relief fund and stopped the construction and sale of a slum rehabilitati

While the State Government claims to be working on conservation of environment, planned development and boosting tourism in Uttarakhand, the number of slum settlements across the State present a pi

The managing director of Dhaka Wasa yesterday said all slum dwellers in the capital would be provided with the amenity of legal water supply by this December.

Tribunal directs them to pay Rs.1,000 instead of Rs.5,000 to the Railways

This paper attempts to identify a strategy for improving collaboration between stakeholders working in Dhaka city to improve climate change resilience of the urban water and sanitation (WATSAN) sector, with a focus on the urban poor.