12 Oct 2023 12:44 PM GMT
The volatility in food commodities prices in last few years have coincided with global food traders reporting record profits, necessitating the need...
21 Nov 2022 2:54 PM GMT
Climate change-induced disasters are creating a new dynamic of migration that will not be limited to a country's borders
23 Aug 2022 2:44 PM GMT
India’s data deficiency, be it around poverty or unemployment, is a major impediment to fulfilment of tall promises of her growth and prosperity
8 July 2022 4:30 PM GMT
The world’s hunger clock has regressed back to 2015 when the global community had resolved to get good food to all plates by 2030
31 May 2022 1:42 PM GMT
Worsening plight of the poor is no more an isolated phenomenon — it’s the cost the world is paying for the growing riches of a selected few
24 May 2022 1:00 PM GMT
An Indian earning a monthly wage of Rs 25,000 is among the top 10 per cent of earners in the country; what about those at the bottom?
18 May 2022 2:17 PM GMT
Extreme poverty reduction estimates in Africa — based on 2017 prices — will soon reverse on account of higher food inflation during the pandemic
20 April 2022 2:45 PM GMT
Food prices are increasing at an unprecedented rate worldwide, triggered by 2 years of COVID-19 pandemic-induced disruption and now the Russia-Ukraine...
8 April 2022 2:00 PM GMT
The IMF executive director has just declared that India was nearly free of extreme poverty in 2020 and inequality was the lowest in 40 years
9 March 2022 1:40 PM GMT
Basic facilities like housing, drinking water etc. are unalienable rights of individuals; should these be treated as benefits ‘provided’ by a...
31 Jan 2022 1:14 PM GMT
We still have an incredibly great distance to cover for realising the vision of ‘new India’ by the 75th Independence Day
4 Jan 2022 2:59 PM GMT
Children born under the grim shadow of the pandemic might present the next development challenge for the world