Water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement.

By Dr. Arvind Kumar “Water – the lifeline of our planet – will be needed to achieve nearly every Sustainable Development Goal, and to face the challen...

Economic Inclusion and Environmental Sustainability: Case Study Meghalaya

Meghalaya, situated in the north-east region of India, has adopted innovative employment/income generation policies, which are implemented through var...

INTERVIEW: ‘Climate change is really about the wellbeing of people’

17 August 2016 – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Patricia Espinosa as the new Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate...

The Meghalaya Approach

Water scarcity involves water stress, water shortage or deficits, and water crisis. This may be due to both natural and human factors. But, many repor...

In a first, natural gas hydrates discovered in the Indian Ocean

PTI "This is the first discovery of its kind in the Indian Ocean that has the potential to be producible," USGS said in a statement. A large natural g...

National Conference on “Post Paris Climate Action”

12th July, 2016, Hotel Le Meridien, Sovereign Hall II, New Delhi, India. Staff Reporter July 14, New Delhi: Integrated Research and Action for Develop...

‘Act Northeast’ before ‘Act East’

RADHABINOD KOIJAM As Isak Chishi Swu’s death complicates the Naga question, the Centre’s Northeast policy must be based on holistic development of the...

SMEs and Indian Economy: Harnessing Youth Potential the Only Way Out

Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) constitute spine of India’s burgeoning economy and it is the single largest sector to absorb country’s fast grow...

UN meeting highlights tremendous potential of border zones in Eastern South Asia, promoting cross-border economic cooperation

The vast and untapped development potential of border areas between Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and India and the constraints to greater cooper...

Can Women play key role in  Sustainable Development?

According to Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson at UNEA-2, “Environmental concerns must be addressed in a much more integrated and horizontal way a...

  • It has been observed that some vested commercial-minded organizations take the rich and affluent segments of the society for a ride by staging so-called R ...

  • By Dr. Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.Contemporary growth theories make it discernible that environmental sustainability is po ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi (India).Broadly speaking, there are more than two billion people worldwide who are currently ...

  • By Dr. Arvind KumarSustainability and development go hand-in-hand. There is a dire need for the industry to increasingly adopt sustainable practices to sa ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar** Editor, SAR Economist.Gangetic Plain lies in the centre of Uttar Pradesh. Having highly fertile alluvial soils, this region is flat in t ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.The recent drought in southern China, the worst drought in past five decades, has dried up f ...

  • Tsunami Warning

    Tsunami Warning By Dr Arvind Kumar The recent earthquake and tsunami that has wrecked havoc in Japan is a stern warning of the impending catastrophic impa ...

  • Rich Getting Richer

    Rich Getting Richer By Dr Arvind Kumar A ccording to recently released Forbes magazine’s annual survey, the combined net worth of the 400 richest American ...

  • By FGR Bureau While addressing one-day workshop on Support to the National Water Mission under Action Plan for Climate Change held on 27 June 2011 at New ...

  • Water-borne DiseasesBy Dr Arvind KumarWater-borne diseases have claimed heavy toll of human lives. Several hundred deaths have been reported in the last t ...

  • Climate Change & Rivers

    Climate Change & Rivers By Dr Arvind Kumar According to a recent study, soaring temperatures and erratic rains brought on by a changing climate may ra ...

  • World Wetlands Day (WWD)

    World Wetlands Day (WWD) By Dr Arvind Kumar Second February each year is observed as World Wetlands Day (WWD). It marks the date of the signing of the Con ...