MDG1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty
Sep 20, 2014 06:00 AM
Clarity among people on the ambitious Jan Dhan scheme is very crucial, said a high ranking Indian official.
[India social schemes] [Poverty eradication] [Indian Government] [Poverty reduction]
Sep 18, 2014 05:10 PM
This scheme, ‘Swavalamban Abhiyan’, will benefit and empower the women in Gujarat, said the Indian Prime Minister during the launch.
[Sustainable Development] [South Asia] [Poverty]
Sep 12, 2014 08:11 PM
The toll free number will help in creating database of common logistical hurdles experienced on highways by the reefer operators.
[Food prices] [Agri-business] [India] [Food wastage] [Food Distribution] [South Asia] [Agriculture]
Sep 12, 2014 01:55 PM
With 2014 being another record year for wheat production, prices for the staple grain continued to slide in August, reaching their lowest value since July 2010.
[Agriculture] [Food prices] [Food safety]
Sep 11, 2014 06:27 PM
Despite a high growth rate, wages in Gujarat are the second lowest in India, says renowned Indian economist, Jayati Ghosh.
[Sustainable Development] [Gujarat] [South Asia] [UNCTAD] [India Poverty]
Sep 09, 2014 05:30 PM
Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma in an interview to OneWorld South Asia has urged the NDA government for providing assured monthly income to the Indian farmers.
[Agro-chemicals] [Indian Farmers] [Agri-business] [Emissions] [Climate Change policy] [Agriculture]
Sep 05, 2014 11:11 AM
The farm income insurance scheme to provide protection to farmers against natural calamities is on the cards, said India’s Agriculture Minister.
[South Asia] [Agriculture] [Agri-business] [Indian Farmers]
Sep 03, 2014 01:19 PM
The decision comes after legislators complained that no productive assets are being created through the rural job scheme.
[India] [Monsoon rains India] [Drought resilience] [Agriculture] [South Asia]
Sep 03, 2014 09:00 AM
The Government has launched Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to promote use of organic farming.
[Agri-business] [India] [Agri-technology] [Agro-forestry] [Agriculture] [Agro-chemicals]
Jul 28, 2014 04:30 PM
UNDP’s Human Development report-2014 recommends universalizing social protection ensuring full employment to help eradicate poverty.
[India] [Poverty eradication] [Inequality, Vulnerability] [South Asia] [Poverty] [Human Development] [UNDP]
Jul 08, 2014 12:19 PM
Loch Duart Ltd, independent Scottish salmon farmers, has signed a groundbreaking supply agreement with CellsUnited Ltd, a company pioneering new developments in advanced nutrition.
[Hunger and Poverty] [Malnutrition]
Jun 03, 2014 06:20 PM According to Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma, Indian agriculture is faced with a crisis of sustainability and economic viability. Sharma believes that the spate of farmer suicides and the willingness of farmers to quit agriculture if given a choice is a stark reminder of the grave crisis. This video from GOI Monitor has been produced by independent journalist and researcher, Manu Moudgil.
Apr 02, 2014 05:42 PM
Dr Bindu N Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [India] [DSDS 2014] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
Mar 05, 2014 02:00 PM
Peter E Kenmore, Representative in India of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Food safety] [Agriculture] [Agri-business] [Food insecurity] [Indian Farmers] [Food wastage] [Food Distribution] [South Asia]
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 PM
Water needs to be priced to reflect its scarcity, said, Montek Singh, Deputy Chairperson, Planning Commission of India, during his valedictory address at DSDS-2014.
[India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 11, 2014 12:28 PM
Despite enough food production globally, millions of people still do not have access to the bare minimum requirements, said, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director General, IIASA.
[DSDS 2014] [Poverty and Hunger] [South Asia] [Poverty eradication] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]