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As per the ministry, women in Zambia undertake the majority of agricultural work in addition to domestic or reproductive work and have limited control over their labour. Women also provide at least 61 per cent of the labour force to agriculture, it said.
Dasgupta review: The 600-page comprehensive report says that society needs to do better at embedding natural environment and biodiversity loss into the economic thought and decision-making, which isn't the case at the moment.
The purpose behind the project was to perform a detailed scientific assessment of Mount Everest through establishing these weather stations, and crucially, through that, monitor climate variables at elevations critical for regional water resources.
The European Commission upholds the vision of the “European Green Deal” of achieving climate neutrality and economic growth by ensuring that no investment made for the sake of recovery can harm the bloc’s climate efforts, said Manon Dufour, head of the Brussels office of climate think tank E3G.
India's 40 lakh waste pickers in the informal sector and garbage collectors employed by states are at a direct risk of getting infected with coronavirus from handling unmarked medical and contaminated waste.
The United States and other countries have accused China of misleading the world about the severity of the outbreak, and there are growing calls for an international inquiry into the origins of the virus.
In an interview to indianexpress.com, co-founder of Wildlife SOS Kartick Satyanarayan talks about Covid-19 and its impact on humans and wildlife, and how lockdown is a time to re-evaluate human relations with nature.
The study forecasts that while only 3 per cent of the total HKH population lives in larger cities and 8 per cent in smaller towns, at least 50 per cent of the total HKH population will be living in cities by 2050 which will put tremendous pressure on water resources.
"After experiencing a sharp economic slowdown from 6.8 per cent in 2018 to 5.7 per cent in 2019, India has committed to an ambitious fiscal expansion to complement the country's already loose monetary policy," the WESP report said.
While the world looked in awe towards Greta Thunberg for her ability to mobilise thousands to demand climate justice, an 8-year-old Indian girl from north-east India also challenged world leaders to 'act now' at the COP 25 in Madrid, Spain.
"Investment in statistics will help investment in policies and be able to say where interventions are needed and who should be the beneficiaries. If you don’t have this data, you’re shooting in the dark," said Pietro Gennari, chief statistician at the FAO.