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African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
May 25, 2023

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Multiple overlapping global crises—such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change-related natural disasters, and regional armed conflicts—have high

BIMSTEC on the Cusp: Regional Security in Focus
Aug 16, 2023

BIMSTEC on the Cusp: Regional Security in Focus

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is standing on the threshold of a new inning, as it marks its 25th year in 2022. The past months have been momentous for BIMSTEC, as it adopted a charter at the fifth Summit Meeting in March to outline a clearer purpose for the organisation. During the summit, BIMSTEC rationalised its 14 diverse sectors of cooperation into seven core areas of inte

Climate change and food security in India
May 23, 2023

Climate change and food security in India

Climate change has added to the enormity of India’s food security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability. This paper provides an overview of the impact of climate change on India’s food security, keeping in mind three dimensions — availability, access, and absorption. It finds that ensuring food security in the face

Identifying Pathways to ‘Net Zero’
Nov 02, 2021

Identifying Pathways to ‘Net Zero’

Current numbers demonstrate why a net-zero framework is needed, but also show that it is unlikely that direct funding from governments and voluntary f

Is China modifying the weather? India has concerns
Mar 15, 2024

Is China modifying the weather? India has concerns

As weather has historically been used as a weapon in warfare, India must assess the geopolitical and strategic implications of China’s growing weath

Nature’s Coast Guard: Valuing and Financing Mangrove Conservation in the Indo-Pacific
Jun 20, 2024

Nature’s Coast Guard: Valuing and Financing Mangrove Conservation in the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific, which holds most of the world’s mangroves, faces serious risks from natural disasters, including those related to the long-term sustainability of coastal communities and valuable ecosystems. Mangroves uphold biodiversity, support ecosystem functionality, and sustain local livelihoods; however, financing their conservation is proving to be a massive challenge. This report examines the ecosystem services provided by mangroves, i

Non-traditional security in the Bay of Bengal
Dec 13, 2021

Non-traditional security in the Bay of Bengal

Natural and man-made disasters continue to plague the Indo-Pacific region; therefore, greater attention should be paid in addressing these problem are

Terror in a renewed era of interstate conflict — Bringing climate change center stage
Dec 28, 2020

Terror in a renewed era of interstate conflict — Bringing climate change center stage

Climate change induced natural disasters can have quite significant effects on the conflict scenarios in South Asia and, thereby, provide new impetus

आपत्ती व्यवस्थापनाची दिशा… ओडिशा
Sep 09, 2020

आपत्ती व्यवस्थापनाची दिशा… ओडिशा

नैसर्गिकदृष्ट्या असुरक्षित असूनही लवकर पूर्वपदावर येण्याची क्षमता मिळविल्याने, ओडिशा हे राज्य आज संपूर्ण देशासाठी आपत्ती व्यवस्थापनातील आदर्श ठरले आहे.

चीन हवामानात बदल घडवतोय का? भारताची चिंता वाढली
Apr 29, 2024

चीन हवामानात बदल घडवतोय का? भारताची चिंता वाढली

हवामान हे ऐतिहासिकदृष्ट्या युद्धाचे शस्त्र म्हणून वापर

संकट के दौरान बहुपक्षीय समूहों के बीच समन्वय के माध्यम से कर्ज़ में कमी लाना
Jun 14, 2023

संकट के दौरान बहुपक्षीय समूहों के बीच समन्वय के माध्यम से कर्ज़ में कमी लाना

वर्तमान में चल रहे वैश्विक जलवायु संकट ने देशों के बीच असमानताओं को गहरा कर दिया है, जिसकी वज़ह से दुनिया कम असमानता के SDG 10 को प्राप्त करने से दूर जा रही है. उच्च आय वाले, वैश्वि