Search: For - population

295 results found

Population drives climate change: A myth or reality?
Jul 11, 2022

Population drives climate change: A myth or reality?

Is there a positive correlation between the rise of the population and the rise of carbon dioxide?

Population health in India: Challenges and strategies for improving public well-being
Jul 31, 2023

Population health in India: Challenges and strategies for improving public well-being

A comprehensive approach needs to be undertaken by raising awareness of rights and encouraging community involvement and self-reliance to improve the

#विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस 2022: भारत के जनसांख्यिकीय(population) विकास का फ़ायदा कैसे उठायें!
Jul 16, 2022

#विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस 2022: भारत के जनसांख्यिकीय(population) विकास का फ़ायदा कैसे उठायें!

इस बार के विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस पर भारत को युवाओं के बीच व्य

#विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस 2022: भारत के जनसांख्यिकीय(population) विकास का फ़ायदा कैसे उठायें!
Jul 16, 2022

#विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस 2022: भारत के जनसांख्यिकीय(population) विकास का फ़ायदा कैसे उठायें!

इस बार के विश्व जनसंख्या दिवस पर भारत को युवाओं के बीच व्य

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes
Apr 05, 2024

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes

India is prioritising access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services through recent government policies, reflecting a strong commitment to hea

India’s rising population and urbanisation
Jul 11, 2023

India’s rising population and urbanisation

Let World Population Day be a conscious reminder that India must offer a better future for its citizens by investing in decentralised urbanisation

Planning for a Growing Population
Jul 07, 2004

Planning for a Growing Population

Thankfully, India is today self-sufficient in food-grain production though a wide gap still exists between availability on the one hand, and distribution and pricing on the other. Much as the farming community justifiably argues that agriculture has become less and less attractive as an investment proposal in terms of the risks and costs involved, an increasing section of the Indian population has been finding it even harder to get one square-mea

The impact of a shrinking population on China’s economic heft
Feb 01, 2023

The impact of a shrinking population on China’s economic heft

China’s declining population does have positive implications but it needs to be offset by the increasing productivity of the existing workforce

The implications of the growing population on human development in India
Jul 11, 2023

The implications of the growing population on human development in India

India can reap the benefits of demographic change and achieve equitable and sustainable development for its growing population only through a holistic

The relationship between public green spaces and population in a city
Jan 19, 2022

The relationship between public green spaces and population in a city

For better quality of life, city planners need to take into consideration the additional population that will flow in due to greater urbanisation whil

The World Population Day 2022: A new development paradigm for a resilient future
Jul 11, 2022

The World Population Day 2022: A new development paradigm for a resilient future

A more holistic developmental paradigm that incorporates the SDG goals needs to be adopted for a resilient ad sustainable future.

Urban population: Challenges before policy-makers
Mar 15, 2013

Urban population: Challenges before policy-makers

ORF and GIZ, Germany, have jointly initiated an Urban Workshop Series 2013 to facilitate interaction among key national and international stakeholders and offer and discuss critical inputs that are urgently needed for effective policy-making in India and other emerging economies.

World Population Day 2022: Celebrating the reduction of adolescent fertility rate
Jul 11, 2022

World Population Day 2022: Celebrating the reduction of adolescent fertility rate

India has managed to reduce teenage pregnancy significantly over these past few years, causing a positive change in infant child mortality rate as wel

World Population Day calls for reimagining Indian cities
Jul 11, 2023

World Population Day calls for reimagining Indian cities

World Population Day 2023 is an apt occasion to rethink strategies to make the most of India’s population and demographic dividend

2015: Bringing in 'Achche Din' is not going to be easy
Jan 07, 2015

2015: Bringing in 'Achche Din' is not going to be easy

The year 2015 is likely to be rosy for India. There is no more doomsday scenario awaiting the country on the economic front in the year. There will be problems but India will remain a global giant with its huge, mostly young, population, a big market and vast resources.

2023: A Love Story… of India and economic growth
Jan 26, 2023

2023: A Love Story… of India and economic growth

India has the ability to be the next powerhouse as its economy has demonstrated resilience despite the challenging times

A Food Systems Approach to Food Security and Nutrition
May 16, 2023

A Food Systems Approach to Food Security and Nutrition

The world is currently witnessing an increase in the prevalence of undernourishment as well as a rise in the incidence of overweight, obesity, and non-communicable diseases. Addressing issues of food security and nutrition would not be possible without adopting a food systems perspective—from farm to fork. Indeed, in 2021, countries developed national pathways to transforming food systems to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Developme

A roadmap for sustainable food security
Apr 26, 2021

A roadmap for sustainable food security

Given the rapidly growing population, resource constraints and climate change concerns, accompanied by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic — it is

A.I. Systems as Digital Public Goods: Exploring the Potential of Open-Source A.I.
Feb 08, 2023

A.I. Systems as Digital Public Goods: Exploring the Potential of Open-Source A.I.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are showing promise in addressing the complex and interrelated challenges facing the world. During the pandemic, for example, AI voice enablement helped in broadcasting advisories in the vernacular and acted as a fact-checking tool. Yet, most AI systems are designed and developed in countries of the Global North. Policymakers in developing economies remain wary of AI systems, especially for use in soci

Access to clean cooking fuels in India: The visible hand of policy
Mar 13, 2024

Access to clean cooking fuels in India: The visible hand of policy

By 2030, only 77 percent are expected to have clean cooking fuel, leaving 1.9 billion with traditional sources of fuels

Africa’s quest for securing COVID-19 vaccines
Mar 24, 2021

Africa’s quest for securing COVID-19 vaccines

The race to secure COVID-19 vaccines has laid bare the inherent inequalities in access to global healthcare, which adversely affects developing popula

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing
Jan 06, 2023

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing

The report examines India's urbanization, highlighting rapid population growth, metro rail expansion, sustainable transport policies, and financing challenges, while assessing efforts in localization and revenue enhancement for metro systems.

Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Public Health and Nutrition Security
Mar 22, 2024

Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Public Health and Nutrition Security

Climate change poses a significant risk to global food security. Rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and shifting precipitation patterns impact food production, disrupting food supply chains, increasing food prices, and diminishing food safety. These effects are particularly apparent in developing countries, where vulnerable populations struggle to access nutritious foods and small farmers face financial challenges. Tackling the impacts

Bangladesh: Reviewing the year 2020
Jan 05, 2021

Bangladesh: Reviewing the year 2020

Bangladesh will continue to enjoy political stability, its economy is expected to grow upwardly. However, securing the health of the population will b

Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority: Tackling the traffic snarls
Feb 14, 2023

Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority: Tackling the traffic snarls

Would the establishment of the BMLTA help ease Bengaluru’s traffic woes?

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans
Jun 04, 2019

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans

Sundarbans is facing twin challenges of increased population pressure in the north and rising sea levels in the south, occasionally teamed with cyclones from the Bay of Bengal.

Bhutan: Education in India
Mar 13, 2015

Bhutan: Education in India

Popularity of India as an education destination for Bhutanese students is a reference-point for close bilateral ties. Today, as many as one third of Bhutan's student population are pursuing higher education in India,

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads
Apr 05, 2024

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads

Adopting holistic approaches to address the interlinkages between health and other gender-sensitive SDG targets is key to achieving equitable and sust

BRICS Bank: Shifting powers from West to developing nations
Jul 22, 2014

BRICS Bank: Shifting powers from West to developing nations

The major achievement of the recent BRICS Summit was the decision to create the long-awaited (BRICS) New Development Bank. The bank can be seen as a growing influence of the BRICS which together represents 18% of the World trade and accounts for 40% of the global population with a combined GDP of $ 24 trillion.

BRICS: Prospects for a Better Economic Horizon
Sep 15, 2023

BRICS: Prospects for a Better Economic Horizon

The world of BRICS is expanding. Despite setbacks, this association of Brazil,Russia, India, China and South Africaall of them important, emerging-marketeconomiesremains relevant as it continues to comprise a big share of the world's population,its resources, and global trade. This paper describes the rise of BRICS and their growing mutualinterest in cementing their economic and political ties. It argues that while problems remain inpromoting coh

Bridging global workforce gaps: An Indian perspective
May 31, 2024

Bridging global workforce gaps: An Indian perspective

India’s youthful demographic profile can positively impact the global labour market if strategic efforts are employed

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh
Jun 27, 2022

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh

India has achieved better Covid-19 vaccine coverage than most other countries in its income class, aided mainly by domestic production capacity and the government’s decision to offer the vaccines to the adult population for free. There are stark sub-national differences, however, in the pace and coverage of the vaccine rollout. This special report tells the story of the district of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh—one of the low-income, Empowered Acti

Can India be the next industrial hub of the World?
Feb 17, 2010

Can India be the next industrial hub of the World?

India's agriculture has not grown fast enough to support the growing rural population and there has been a continuous exodus of people migrating from villages to towns in search of jobs

Can Rohingya issue block the development of BIMSTEC?
Jan 15, 2021

Can Rohingya issue block the development of BIMSTEC?

The continuing Rohingya crisis has shown how little the subregion is equipped to deal with such a movement of displaced people from one member state t

Chile’s ‘peaceful revolution’
Sep 19, 2022

Chile’s ‘peaceful revolution’

The overwhelming rejection of the utopian draft constitution indicates the growing discontent amongst the Chilean population.

China stares at a job crisis
Jun 18, 2020

China stares at a job crisis

China is looking back into history to tap its hallmark ‘stall economy’ for its low-middle class population.

China’s quest to secure its ‘Rice Bowl’: Challenges to its food security
Feb 08, 2022

China’s quest to secure its ‘Rice Bowl’: Challenges to its food security

Can Xi continue to promise food security despite increased consumption, aging rural population, rapid urbanisation, and climate changes?

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India
May 12, 2021

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India

Over the past two decades, China, in the name of counterterrorism has been carrying out a repressive campaign against the minority Muslim Uyghur population in its northwest region of Xinjiang. Its policy has provoked widespread condemnation from Western democracies. However, Beijing appears unscathed by such criticisms, especially as the Muslim world has either remained silent, or else have approved China’s actions in the region. This pap

Cities with extreme deficits of quality of life
Oct 17, 2019

Cities with extreme deficits of quality of life

A city’s inability to offer infrastructures that enable life, such as drinking water, conditions of hygiene, electricity and other such life-enablin

City gas distribution: The challenge of geography
Jun 20, 2024

City gas distribution: The challenge of geography

The claim of CGD network coverage for 98% of the population doesn't guarantee PNG access. It only indicates potential access and is entirely dependent

Climate debate and India’s green energy journey
Oct 05, 2023

Climate debate and India’s green energy journey

If the energy needs of the future population are to be met, India must reduce its dependence on non-renewable resources and become self-reliant in the

Community Driven Development in Developing Countries
Aug 11, 2023

Community Driven Development in Developing Countries

This paper highlights the increasing importance of Community Driven Development (CDD) in the delivery of public services to the poorest sections and enhancing access, voice and accountability in developing countries. Community participation in the delivery of ‘public services’ to the poorest sections of the population in developing countries has often been regarded as an effective mechanism to enhance access, voice and accountability.

Contraceptive decision-making in India
Jul 11, 2023

Contraceptive decision-making in India

Women’s contraceptive decision-making continues to be at an all-time low in both urban and rural areas. This needs to be addressed by initiating ade