This report analyses progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific as well as the availability of data. It shines a spotlight on countries that have demonstrated a commitment to achieve sustainable development.

About 26 per cent of the world's population does not have access to safe drinking water and about 46% of people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, according to this new report by the United Nations.

This report is WFP’s flagship publication and the main reporting mechanism of the School Meals Coalition. It provides an overview on how countries support their children through effective school feeding programmes.

Access to energy is defined in many ways, but most definitions include having reliable and affordable access to both cooking facilities and electricity that can be scaled up over time. Access to a reliable and quality energy supply is vital to the economic development of any country (Bhatia and Angelou, 2015).

By the end of 2022, global renewable generation capacity amounted to 3372 Gigawatt (GW), growing the stock of renewable power by a record of 295 GW or by 9.6 per cent. An impressive 83 per cent of all power capacity added last year was produced by renewables.

This report advances usable knowledge on how climate change and conflict interact in the region. Its findings contribute to a growing body of research examining the links between climate change and conflict outcomes.

There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human -caused climate change, and they are available now, according to this Synthesis report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

190 million children in 10 African countries are at the highest risk from a convergence of three water-related threats – inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); related diseases; and climate hazards – according to this new UNICEF analysis.

This document covers the best practices for operation and maintenance of Distribution Transformers which may be useful for the distribution utilities. A brief description of working of Transformers, Design consideration, Best Practices and I.T. interventions have also been included in the document.

In February 2023, Stock Market indicators from selected African markets, showed mixed trends on monthly and annual basis.