This paper presents a status report of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) on two crucial development parameters—inequality and poverty—that have a significant bearing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs; especially SDG-1 and SDG-10).

The world is confronted with a global food crisis fueled by conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, tobacco is grown in over 124 countries, taking up millions of hectares of fertile land that could be used to grow food, address food security and nutrition challenges and help feed families.

The Annual Development Effectiveness Review (ADER) assesses contributions the African Development Bank (‘the Bank’) has made to its five development goals: Light Up and Power Africa (Chapter 1), Feed Africa (Chapter 2), Industrialise Africa (Chapter 3), Integrate Africa (Chapter 4), and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa (Chapt

About $2.8 trillion is set to be invested globally in energy in 2023, of which more than $1.7 trillion is expected to go to clean technologies, according to this new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

More than any other region, children in the East Asia and Pacific region are having to survive multiple, often overlapping climate and environmental hazards and shocks, according to this latest UNICEF regional report ‘Over the Tipping Point’.

As global plastic waste continues to grow, the global community is coalescing to reduce plastic waste. Some stakeholders are also exploring new options to use plastic waste as partial substitute for raw material.

More Than 85% Of People Facing Hunger Crises Live in Conflict-Affected Countries. New Action Against Hunger analysis shows how conflict drives food insecurity. Conflict and violence threatens food security for 85% of 258 million people in 58 countries, according to this new Action Against Hunger report.

Agrivoltaics —the simultaneous use of land for both agriculture and photovoltaic (PV) power generation —offers a potential solution to the competition for land resources between agriculture and renewable energy that may arise in the future in India.

The African Economic Outlook 2023 underscores the urgency to fast-track climate action and green transitions to drive the continent’s inclusive and sustainable development.

The paper assesses the viability of dual utilization of autorickshaws for commercial deliveries in urban India. The paper indicates that dual utility can not only overcome supply gaps in the freight ecosystem but also provide an additional source of income to autorickshaw drivers.