Growing commercial interests, population growth and conservation initiatives are increasing competition for land in Tanzania. At the same time, land-related conflicts are on the rise. These trends undermine livelihoods by threatening rural people’s access to land and tenure security.

The FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) recently launched a project to empower women in agriculture and is working on key three initiatives.

The food price crisis of 2007–08 had devastating impacts for the world’s poorest people, especially for smallholder farmers and in particular for women, who face discrimination and a heavy burden of household responsibility.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced several new policies and initiatives, laying the ground for the remainder of his tenure.

The six-year project is mainly financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), world's largest multilateral fund for climate change action

Natural disasters, which are expected to increase due to climate change, also render women and girls vulnerable to sexual abuse and exploitation, particularly in contexts of pre-existing economical

Changes in the economic and natural environment have a significant impact on women wherein they are found to be at a disadvantage due to gender-based discrimination and bias.

This study examines India’s low and declining rates of female participation in the labour force, in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4 and 8. Undertake this analysis by looking at who has been left behind, synergies and trade-offs between SDGs, and global systemic concerns affecting the implementation of the SDGs.

It is broadly recognized that the impacts of climate change will have disproportionate impacts on some members of communities and societies, and gender is one factor that influences vulnerability to climate change. As countries advance their NAP processes, the integration of gender considerations becomes increasingly important.

Hyderabad: Women exposed to higher air pollution levels are more at risk of hypertension, says a recent study. The study covered 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad.

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