The Senate is reviewing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act to ensure that it is made mandatory for all Nigerians.The law making body is also working to ensure the subsidisation of prem

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This paper discusses agricultural insurance subsidies in detail and draws upon available literature and case study experiences to propose some good practice guidelines for their design and implementation.

Fossil fuel subsidies undercut the international community’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate change objectives in many ways.

The implementation of fuel surcharges has been strongly advocated by the Union Government as a measure to alleviate the financial predicament of DISCOMs. In this context, the report studies the various processes, methodologies, and practices across states to determine, levy, and recover fuel surcharges.

This report maps out the context, magnitude, trends and impacts of India’s energy subsidies. India is the world’s third largest economy with a rapidly expanding population, which has caused substantial increases in energy demand.

Much has changed since countries first developed their NDCs. All Parties have the opportunity to communicate new or updated NDCs by 2020, informed by the outcomes of a facilitative dialogue in 2018, and incorporating advances in renewable energy, technology and policy developments in key sectors.

Despite significant economic growth in Asia in recent decades, millions of people in rural Asia still lack access to electricity. In response, the Asian Development Bank is working to foster universal access to energy by developing small hybrid renewable energy systems in rural Asian areas.

This paper develops the broad contours of an ambitious approach to fossil fuel subsidy reform using the multilateral trade system. It does not remain within the limits of existing World Trade Organization (WTO) law, or the overall market-opening goals of the WTO.

The ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries are among the most dynamic parts of the global energy system and a rising force in international energy affairs.

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