Years of talking about abandoning the US dollar, Russia and China are doing it for real. In the first quarter of 2020, share of dollar in trade between the countries fell below 50%
On a fast track: How MGNREGA is allaying job distress in UP’s Jalaun
COVID-19: Even skilled workers line up for MGNREGA in Kurukshetra
More than 19 mln people can face food insecurity in west, central Africa: Report
From tailors to paani poori sellers: MGNREGA lends a hand to migrant returnees
DTE visited village Dhamna in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district to see how life in rural India is being sustained by the ...
COVID-19: The world is staring at a recession — the first to be driven by a pandemic
The novel coronavirus disease and measures to contain outbreaks can shrink the global economy by 5.2%; that would be the 4th-deepest recessions ...
First real-time digital platform to monitor rice fields can bolster food security
Researchers are developing the first real-time monitoring platform for rice fields, which will give information about the quantity of ...
Cash, on delivery: How India has taken up DBT in the times of COVID-19
India has employed its direct benefit transfer system to help people tide over the ongoing health and economic crises. ...
Will agriculture help twice-returned Saurashtra migrants tide over COVID-19 crisis?
Several Saurashtra migrants who had returned to work in Surat in May-end said they have fallen back on land ...
COVID-19: Sales hit, Odisha sculptors struggle to stay afloat
Absence of tourists and cancelled festival celebrations have hit their livelihood
Low-paid, young women: The grim truth about who this recession is hitting hardest
While total monthly hours worked by men fell by 7.7% between March and May, total monthly hours worked by ...
COVID-19: 400 mln jobs lost in Q2 2020, says ILO
Job losses up 400% in Africa, Asia since first 3 months; working hours lower than estimates
Pollinator Week: Economic impact of pollination cannot be underestimated
Annual market value of crop production directly linked to pollination was $235-$577 billion, says report
MGNREGA: Demand for work up 74% in June
40 million rural households turn to job scheme — the highest since 2013-14
COVID-19 to push 360 mln children into poverty in South Asia: UNICEF
Around 917,000 children and mothers in South Asia may die in the next 12 months, with 881,000 deaths being ...
COVID-19: Punjab’s pond cleaning project gathers pace
The Punjab government generated employment of 1,052,524 man-days under the MGNREGA since May 12
Landlocked countries suffering due to COVID-19 lockdown: UN
Lack of coastlines makes the flow of goods from these countries to world markets more difficult, it added
COVID-19: 300,000 seafarers need flights for crew changes, says UNCTAD estimate
About half the seafarers will have to travel home by air for repatriation, while the other half will need ...
Reporter’s diary amid COVID-19: The long walk home
As india witnesses its largest movement of workers, Down To Earth’s Vivek Mishra walks with them for over 500 ...
COVID-19: New assessment pegs 25% GDP slide for April-June
Expects industrial output to halve; inflation may shoot up
Centre’s decision on schemes reflects its conservative approach to economic revival
It will also impact the vulnerable who are already bearing the brunt of COVID-19 and the countrywide lockdown, they said
COVID-19: WTO pushes long-term agenda of liberalising MSMEs
World Trade Organisation recommends digitalisation, transparency, trade facilitation and finance of MSMEs to revive economy
How pandemics fuel the rise of mega-corporations
The Black Death and COVID-19 seem to have caused concentration and centralisation of business and state power. The question ...
COVID-19: Global recession, unmatched in 80 yrs, currently underway, says World Bank analysis
The average developing economy is less well placed to respond to a global downturn now than before the 2009 ...
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