Is Chandrababu’s call for more children an indirect push for Amaravati megacity
Andhra chief minister's new-found concern about declining population may have something to do with his plans for a grand new capital city
China's 'Silk Road urbanism' is changing cities from London to Kampala – can locals keep control?
China’s ambition to reshape the world economy has sparked massive infrastructure projects spanning all the way from Western Europe to East …
Sustainable agriculture can be key to reducing youth migration in Africa
Agriculture is Africa’s largest employer and a possible solution to its migration problem
Big ideas for sustaining the Earth
Far-reaching change in the global economic system is called for if we are to save our planet
Does poverty trigger extremism?
Two recent developments could precipitate a global debate on whether poverty triggers extremism
The ignored sector
Post 1991, why has agriculture grown at 1 per cent while the industry at 8 per cent?
Debate: Is GDP a true and accurate measurement of growth?
A new book, The Great Invention by Ehsan Masood, unveils the genesis of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and how it shaped the modern economic …
न्यूजीलैंड ने पेश किया वेलबीइंग बजट, क्या भारत लेगा सबक?
न्यूजीलैंड ने आर्थिक विकास के बुलबुले को पहचान लिया है। लोक कल्याण की कीमत पर आर्थिक विकास की अंधी दौड़ में शामिल देशों को न्यूजीलैंड ...
The government needs to midwife Indian agriculture to an organic revolution
Instead of making it difficult for the organic farmers, government should devise methods to reduce the complexity of the certification process
India’s first robotic telescope opens its eyes to the universe
The fully robotic optical research telescope is designed to capture cosmic events occurring in timescales much shorter than light years – …
The minuscule system of pricing
First, a farmer must sell the produce at a price wrongly discounted by unscientific calculation. Second, an unholy nexus of many players pushes …
Look back at the decade: Youth unrest
What explains the restlessness that marked the second decade of the new Millenium.
Look back at the decade: Unemployment
Outtake from the second decade of the new millemium: India desperately needs to avail jobs for its ever increasing youth population
Nation without doctors
Shortage of medical staff is a major challenge to Kenya's healthcare sector
Again, stop talking about GDP
India missed another opportunity to shed its obsession with a bad measure of economy
Americas has 13% of world population, but exploits quarter of global natural resources
As much as 65 per cent of Americas’ natural resources are not available to it anymore
Reverse the learning
Continuous economic growth is an illusion. Adivasi economics may be the only hope for India's future
स्थानीयकरण की दस्तक
2017 में हमें निरंकुश उपभोक्तावाद पर टिके विकास के मॉडल पर विचार करना चाहिए। गरीबों की छोड़िए, ये अमीरों के भी काम का भी ...
Ten asks for the First 100 Days of New Government
Growth needs to inclusive and it needs to happen in a way that rights of communities and rights of future generations are not lost
India's data blockade: Certainly uncertain terrain
No recent NSSO survey release passed without controversy
Day temperature, not daylight, influences beans flowering: study
The findings of Bengaluru-based researchers may help farmers plant the right varieties to optimise yields
‘Totalitarian movements are self-destructive’
The reason socialist awareness is not possible in the 21st century is that the middle class in India in the 60s was primarily dominated by the …
Fish stocks in Asia-Pacific to be over by 2048
Economic growth is leading to the decline of biodiversity, says a report released in Colombia
More competitive agriculture sector in Africa critical for boosting rural economies
The 11th African Economic Conference witnessed three days of intensive discussions on how African countries can achieve agro-allied industrialisation
Time for degrowth: to save the planet, we must shrink the economy
Increased development is always unsustainable, so let's stop kidding ourselves