Food and Agriculture Organization
Shyam Khadka & Anne-Sophie Poisot, Apr 30, 2018
We must increase investments in rural areas in diverse and locally specific agro-ecosystems based on ecological interaction between soils, water, plants, animals and trees, and move farmers from grain mono-cultures to poly-cropping, horticulture or animal husbandry. Shyam Khadka, FAO representative in India and Anne-Sophie Poisot, Advisor, Sustainable Agriculture, FAO write.
International Labour Organisation
Avneesh Singh, Apr 27, 2018
On world day for safety and health at work, the ILO talks to Avneesh Singh — Director General of DGFASLI (Directorate General of Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes). Dr Singh says that safe and healthy work environment is a fundamental human right and that India is taking definitive steps to ensure that every worker is protected and cared for.
World Health Organization
Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Apr 24, 2018
It is imperative that every child, adolescent and pregnant woman in the WHO South-East Asia Region receives the life-saving benefits vaccines provide.
Point of view
Paromita Chowdhury, Apr 17, 2018
In parts of India, mental illness is feared – families worry about the financial burden involved in taking care of individuals who are perceived to not be able to work. Paromita Chowdhury, Programme Officer of OAK Foundation shares Shampa's incredible journey overcoming these barriers.
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Antonio Rota, Apr 16, 2018
Antonio Rota has more than 30 years’ experience working with livestock in the rural development sector. He will be participating in a national conference on developing a vibrant goat sector in India, 16-17 April 2018. Read his full interview here.
Government of India
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Apr 11, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inspired people to make Clean India a mass movement. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Science writes.
Paula Mariwala and Radhika Shah, Apr 05, 2018
The numbers of women entrepreneurs around the world are growing and a transformation is on its way – expect this way of doing business as unusual will soon be the norm. Paula Mariwala and Radhika Shah share.
V R Ferose, Apr 02, 2018
How do we use words to address People with Disabilities (PWD)? Does the word have an impact on how we view them in our society? There has been widespread discussion to change the word “People With Disabilities” to “Specially Abled People” or “Differently Abled People.” On World Autism Awareness Day, Senior Vice President & Head of Globalization Services of SAP SE, V R Ferose shares his views.
Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, Apr 01, 2018
Social change is complex and dynamic, one doesn’t get there working within linear relationships between input and outcomes or addressing only one issue and not the other. Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women writes.
António Guterres, Mar 08, 2018
There is ample evidence that investing in women is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Women’s participation makes peace agreements stronger, societies more resilient and economies more vigorous.
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