Apr 17, 2014 03:03 PM By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tonnes of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year, said Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.
Apr 07, 2014 06:15 PM
The agent that assists an effective control of vector born disease the ‘Trained Medical Entomologist’ is now on the verge of extinction, writes Deepak Saxena.
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 03, 2014 10:55 AM
Tragically, in many parts of the world, these individuals are denied their fundamental human rights, said The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s in his message on World Autism Awareness Day. Read his message below:
[Ban Ki-moon] [India] [Disability]
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 10, 2014 08:15 PM
Popular actor and animal activist Amala Akkineni who is also the founder of Hyderabad based Blue Cross, an organization which works for animal welfare, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of REX awards in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Sexual Violence] [Amala Akkineni] [Sexual harassment India] [Gender empowerment] [Indian women] [Gender Equality] [South Asia]
Mar 09, 2014 05:05 PM
Ace photographer Ashok Kochhar featured a mammoth collection of one thousand smiling female faces from all walks of life on the International Women’s Day in New Delhi. He believes that every woman has ample reason to smile everyday and not just on the Women’s Day. He tells us more about his exhibition, titled ‘A Million Smiles’.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Mar 07, 2014 11:50 AM
Daniel Ziegerer, Director of Cooperation and Counsellor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, says that India and Switzerland are cooperating in glaciology and energy efficiency in a big way. Excerpts from the interview
[Sustainable Development] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [Indian Government] [Green economy] [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]
Mar 04, 2014 12:17 PM
Domestic work is a crucial livelihood option for millions of women in the country, said Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
[Domestic Workers] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Mar 01, 2014 01:00 AM
Hideaki Domichi, Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Sustainable Development] [DSDS 2014] [Japan] [India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [South Asia]
Feb 28, 2014 06:06 PM Philippines is the third most vulnerable country to global warming and climate change, says Heherson Alvarez, commissioner of the Philippine Climate Change Commission.
Feb 18, 2014 06:05 PM
Lokendra Thakkar, Coordinator, Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization, Madhya Pradesh spoke to OneWorld South Asia at the International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands. Excerpts:
[Sustainable Development] [India] [Wetlands] [South Asia]
Feb 06, 2014 08:05 AM A myriad of problems and challenges need to be addressed to ensure food security, out of those, ground water management is the most important, says Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI
Feb 05, 2014 01:25 PM India, in order to meet its energy requirements, has shown good potential in utilising the solar energy resource, said, Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.
Feb 05, 2014 11:15 AM DSDS- 2014 is all set to bring a remarkable and unique solution for sustainable development, says John Gummer, Former Member of Parliament, UK
Feb 04, 2014 01:05 PM Indian agriculture needs customized solutions and DSDS-2014 provides a platform for taking this idea ahead, say Dr Alok Adholeya, Dr Reena Singh and Gautam Anand.
Feb 04, 2014 12:45 PM The primary concern of DSDS- 2014 would be to focus on water resource use and allocation in the agricultural sector, write Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI and Dr Girija Bharat, Fellow, TERI.
Jan 31, 2014 03:40 PM
Increasing air pollution has become a great health hazard and is responsible for increase in respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, writes Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[Sustainable Development] [Enviornment] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Jan 30, 2014 12:35 PM
Violence against women and violence against the earth seems to originate from the same hatefully exploitative economic system, writes Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future.
[Enviornment] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Jan 29, 2014 12:15 PM
Sustainable Development Goals must incorporate targets for both developing and developed countries, writes Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[South Asia] [MDGs] [Sustainable Development]