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World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (...

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Involving tribal communities can boost India's wildlife conservation: IIT prof

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

India's wildlife conservation initiatives need the involvement of local tribal communities- rather than the token activism of urban dwellers- to ensure that humans and animals coexist peacefully...

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Niti Aayog sets up task force to brainstorm on agriculture reforms

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

Federal policy think tank Niti Aayog, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday decided to set up a task force of state chief ministers and central ministers to prepare a blueprint...

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Report: Global Emissions At 7-Year High

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global emissions have hit a seven-year high, according to BP’s annual energy review, putting the world behind on efforts to curb the effects of climate change. A rise in the number of days that...

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In a first, Grameen and Acumen raise Rs 10 Cr credit facility for social impact companies via SDG bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Grameen Impact Investments and Acumen announced India's first sustainable development goals (SDG) bond. The LIFE SDG Bond provides a credit facility of Rs 10 crore to five for-profit social...

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Rural revitalisation key to eco growth, says 2019 Global Food Policy Report; 821 mn malnourished worldwide

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Despite strong economic growth in 2018, undernourishment rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation, says 2019 Global Food Policy...

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Put renewable energy in poll manifestos: Indian firms

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

A total of 160 private companies and NGOs on Monday made an appeal to all political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections. ...

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