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Groundwater Depletion, Adaptation and Migration: Evidence from Gujarat, India
Increasing water scarcity is expected to impact food production and the livelihoods of millions of farmers in semi arid developing countries over the next decades. Multiple studies project that this a...
Avinash Kishore, Meha Jain, Ram Fishman on  Mar 22, 2017
State of the World’s Forests 2016
This report explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the complex interrelationship between forests, agriculture and sustainable development. It demonstrates that the sustainable mana...
Food and Agricultural Organization [FAO] on  Mar 21, 2017
Macroeconomic Impact of Demonetisation: A Preliminary Assessment
The analysis in this paper suggests that demonetisation has impacted various sectors of the economy in varying degrees; however, in the affected sectors, the adverse impact was transient and felt ma...
Reserve Bank of India RBI on  Mar 21, 2017
National Health Policy 2017
The National Health Policy of 1983 and the National Health Policy of 2002 have served well in guiding the approach for the health sector in the Five-Year Plans. Now 14 years after the last health poli...
Government of India on  Mar 20, 2017
Budget Speech Maharashtra: 2017-18: Part II
Finance Minister of Maharashtra presenting the Budget
Sudhir Mungantiwar on  Mar 20, 2017
Budget Speech Maharashtra: 2017-18 Part I
Maharashtra Budget speech by the Honorable Finance Minister.
Sudhir Mungamtiwar on  Mar 20, 2017
Opportunities for Women: Challenging Harmful Social Norms and Gender Stereotypes to Unlock Women’s Potential
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, shaped by both public and private sectors and the voices of civil society, was adopted by world leaders two years ago as a blueprint for making our world m...
Unilever . on  Mar 16, 2017
Marriage Markets in Developing Countries
This chapter reviews the literature on marriage in developing countries. We describe how marital matching occurs; the trends in age at marriage; assortative mating patterns; marriage payments; and spo...
S Anukriti on  Mar 16, 2017
Cognitive Skills, Noncognitive Skills, and School-to-Work Transitions in Rural China
Economists have long recognized the important role of formal schooling and cognitive skills on labor market participation and wages. More recently, increasing attention has turned to the role of perso...
Albert Park on  Mar 16, 2017
India Skills Report 2017
India Skills Report 2017 is an report that aims to support this initiative; by providing a stock of the talent landscape of India and supporting in charting the future direction of matchmaking. Curren...
United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] on  Mar 15, 2017
Macroeconomic Impact of Demonetisation-A Preliminary Assessment
Demonetisation announced on November 8, 2016 was aimed at addressing corruption, black money, counterfeit currency and terror financing. Although demonetisation holds huge potential benefits in the me...
Reserve Bank of India RBI on  Mar 15, 2017
Himachal Pradesh Budget 2017-18
The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Virbhadra Singh, presented a budget on 10 March 2017 for the financial year 2017-18. The total proposed budget for the FY 2017-18 is Rs. 35,783 crore.
Virbhadra Singh on  Mar 14, 2017
The Cooperative Pathway of Enhancing Rural Livelihood and Nutrition Security
a major challenge before Indian agriculture is the standardization of methods of providing the power and economy of scale to small producers. A serious problem confronting our agriculture is the di...
M. S. Swaminathan on  Mar 14, 2017
Budget 2017-18: Business as Usual
Budget 2017-18 was presented at the time when the global situation is inhospitable, marked with protectionism and domestic environment is constrained by the twin balance sheet crisis. The investment ...
M Govinda Rao on  Mar 10, 2017
Delhi Budget: 2017-18
Finance Minister of Delhi Shri Manish Sisodia presented the budget of Delhi.
Manish Sisodia on  Mar 10, 2017