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Armed conflict and climate risks contribute to weaken people's ability to cope, says ICRC report

New Delhi, July 17 -- The combined impact of armed conflict and climate risks weakens people's ability to cope with disasters, a new report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sho... Read More


Climate shocks in early childhood hinder lifelong learning, new UN report reveals

New Delhi, July 17 -- Climate change directly impacts education. A new report by the Global Education Monitoring Report of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has highligh... Read More


Inflow of refugees into Chad deepens existing vulnerabilities: World Bank

New Delhi, July 15 -- A recent report from the World Bank reveals that the inflow of refugees into Chad has significantly worsened existing vulnerabilities in the African nation. Over the past 20 yea... Read More


Exploitable fish biomass could decline by 30% or more by century-end if emissions remain high: FAO

New Delhi, July 15 -- Exploitable fish biomass will decline by 10 to 30 per cent or more by century end if emissions are not stopped, a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read More


Eastern & Southern Africa makes significant progress towards Global Biodiversity Framework Target 3: IUCN

New Delhi, July 3 -- A new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reveals that Eastern and Southern Africa is halfway to achieving the coverage goal of the Global Biodiv... Read More


Urgent action required to address sub-Saharan Africa's energy equity: WEF report

India, June 24 -- Region demonstrates strongest growth in Energy Transition Index scores, driven by enhancements in energy access and affordability Sub-Saharan Africa is grappling with significant eq... Read More


Green signal: Significant foreign investment in Africa's clean energy sector in 2023 encouraging, says UNCTAD

India, June 21 -- Largest greenfield announcement in 2023 was a green hydrogen project in Mauritania, which is anticipated to bring in $34 billion in investment Foreign investment in Africa saw a sli... Read More


Residential solar PVs face challenges in South Africa - low affordability compromises mass appeal

India, June 14 -- Adoption of solar PV systems requires a high capital investment which is beyond the reach of many South African households, especially those located in low-income areas Although mos... Read More


Climate change expanding geographical range of Rift Valley fever disease in eastern Africa

India, June 13 -- Disease found to be on the rise in highlands of Uganda and Kenya, which are becoming hotter and wetter A recent study published in the BMJ Global Health journal has revealed that th... Read More


Poor countries need $1.4 trillion annually for universal social protection: ILO

India, June 4 -- Over half of GDP needed for social protection in low-income nations; essential health care tops funding needs Universal social protection for low- and middle-income countries would r... Read More