Researchers are developing the first real-time monitoring platform for rice fields, which will give information about the quantity of rice planted and the harvest achieved
Cash, on delivery: How India has taken up DBT in the times of COVID-19
Will agriculture help twice-returned Saurashtra migrants tide over COVID-19 crisis?
COVID-19: Sales hit, Odisha sculptors struggle to stay afloat
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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COVID-19: A long lull for Kashmir’s cherry, strawberry growers
Farmers struggle to find consumers, exports badly hit due to lockdown
COVID-19: Alang’s ship breakers look at workers from diamond, other sectors to stay afloat
The industry witnessed a reverse migration of at least 75 per cent of its workforce
Amphan aftermath: Crab trading hit, Sundarbans villagers left to fend for themselves
The cyclone along with COVID-19 lockdown has affected crab catching and trading — a major source of livelihood in Sundarabans
95% migrants want to return home despite uncertainty: Survey
Only five per cent want to stay in their work places, according to the organisation’s latest mapping exercise of ...
COVID-19: UP stares at mammoth challenge as migrants return home
More than 1.2 million migrants returned to Uttar Pradesh since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25, according ...
COVID-19 stimulus: Discoms privatisation in UTs draws some flak
The government is using lockdown as an opportunity to push a bill, according to experts