Sep 16, 2014 06:27 PM Trade in agricultural commodities could help bridge short term supply gaps, said S M Muneer, Chief Executive, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).
Sep 16, 2014 01:34 PM
A 31 August situation report by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief said 17 of the country’s 64 districts have been affected.
[Bangaldesh] [Flood victims] [Disaster Management]
Sep 15, 2014 04:03 PM
The approval was given at the weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
[Bangladesh Women] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia]
Sep 14, 2014 08:00 AM
“International action on the ozone layer is a major environmental success story,” WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud said.
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 03:36 PM Rakhine is Myanmar’s second poorest region, with a population of more than three million, according to OCHA.
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 12, 2014 11:02 AM
The Indian media team visiting Sri Lanka expressed confidence that the island would be a fully developed country within the next decade.
[Sri Lanka] [Developing nations] [South Asia] [Development]
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 11, 2014 03:19 PM Bangladesh witnessed stunning success in the health sector over the last five years, said the Indian health minister.
Sep 11, 2014 02:55 PM Some 75 per cent of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Sep 10, 2014 06:56 PM The preliminary data in a new report indicates that dramatic increase in carbon dioxide levels.
Sep 09, 2014 12:50 PM
Senior officials from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) will camp in Srinagar to ensure enough food grains in flood affected areas.
[Disaster reduction] [Disaster Management] [India]
Sep 08, 2014 05:59 PM
Japan that gave the aid to Sri Lanka to establish the first island-wide television station, is now ready to help Sri Lanka move on to Digital Broadcasting.
[Sri Lanka] [South Asia] [Digital tools] [Digital inclusion]