MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development
Nov 02, 2012 11:00 AM
Poverty Alleviation Fund in Nepal is combining participatory approach with radio and telecommunications platforms to engage the communities.
[Community radio] [Governance] [South Asia] [Nepal Radio]
Oct 15, 2012 12:05 PM
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure are on the cusp of disaster, writes Sunita Narain, Director General of CSE.
[Corporate Governance] [Inclusion] [Poverty] [Accountability] [India]
Jul 24, 2012 05:05 PM The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Bank latest publication Framework for Assessing and Monitoring Forest Governance will assist the countries assess the governance of their forest resources.
Feb 28, 2012 02:00 PM
A global partnership for oceans, facilitated by The World Bank, brings governments, scientists, advocacy organistaions, the private sector and international public institutions to tackle over-exploitation of marine resources.
[Oceans] [World Bank] [Overfishing]
Feb 23, 2012 11:45 AM
Praful Bidwai's book The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis: Mortgaging Our Future presents an insightful and stern view on climate change and a corresponding advocacy to prevent this change.
Feb 23, 2012 12:00 AM
After the discovery of unsafe levels of arsenic in Nepal's groundwater more than a decade ago, government officials and aid groups are finally taking a critical look at whether their efforts have made a difference.
[Environment] [Aid] [Nepal] [South Asia]
Feb 09, 2012 05:58 PM
The fifth edition of the 'Cool IT Leaderboard' report, prepared by Greenpeace India, ranks 21 IT companies according to their clean energy leadership potential, willingness to embrace clean energy solutions and potential to influence energy decisions.
[Climate] [Technology] [Energy] [Greenpeace International]
Jan 30, 2012 06:33 PM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has emphasised the importance of private investment to ensure universal and sustainable energy access.
[Development] [Security] [MDGs] [United Nations]
Jan 20, 2012 08:40 PM
The 12th annual development summit organsied by TERI in the Indian capital will provide a platform for international deliberations on issues of long-term sustainable development.
[Environment] [South Asia] [India] [MDGs]
Jan 17, 2012 11:17 AM
China offered $119 mn in aid to its southern neighbour Nepal to bosst infrastructure and security during a brief and surprise visit by Chinese Premier.
[Aid] [Nepal] [South Asia]
Jan 05, 2012 12:51 PM
Will the upcoming environmental summit – Rio+20 – be able to build a consensus to shift the post-MDG agenda from poverty to sustainable development, explores journalist Julia Day.
Jan 04, 2012 02:30 PM
United Nations has launched a food subsidy programme in partnership with the Afghan government to provide guaranteed access to food for the urban poor.
[Afghanistan] [United Nations] [South Asia] [Hunger]
Jan 02, 2012 11:09 AM
Indian government has decided to open up its stock market to individual foreign investors from January 15 in an attempt to boost country’s faltering economy.
[South Asia] [India] [Investments] [Economy]
Dec 26, 2011 12:01 PM
Hunger looms on Afghanistan as waning food aid will force to withdraw UN backed agriculture schemes and school feeding programmes for children.
[Afghanistan] [Hunger] [United Nations] [Aid]
Dec 19, 2011 05:37 PM
To avoid catastrophic climatic changes, an effective global collaboration is essential. And this co-operation will be meaningful only if its fair and equitable, writes Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain.
Dec 19, 2011 12:05 PM
The United Nations has launched the Decade on Biodiversity from 2011-2020 to prevent loss of species and ecosystems and encourage humanity to live in harmony with nature.
[Environment] [Biodiversity] [United Nations]