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From locusts to fires: UN warns of growing threats to food systems, livelihoods in agriculture
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From locusts to fires: UN warns of growing threats to food systems, livelihoods in agriculture

Since 2000, disasters have taken a drastic leap in frequency and have continued to occur at a consistently high rate.

Bolivia has lost 1.7 million hectares of forests and grasslands to wildfires since May, say government officials
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Bolivia has lost 1.7 million hectares of forests and grasslands to wildfires since May, say government officials

Wildfires raging in Bolivia's forests and grasslands since May have destroyed 1.7 million hectares (4.2 million acres), officials said Wednesday, amid an $11 million effort by the government to contain them

Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Between NITI Aayog chief’s warning and CEA’s tough talk lies real cure for economy; inaction will be disastrous
Business

Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Between NITI Aayog chief’s warning and CEA’s tough talk lies real cure for economy; inaction will be disastrous

By now, the fear that India’s economy is slowing and slowing at a real dangerous pace has been confirmed by hard data

GDP advance estimate of 7.2% growth number is noteworthy, but ascent towards 8% in 2019-20 looks a bit daunting
Business

GDP advance estimate of 7.2% growth number is noteworthy, but ascent towards 8% in 2019-20 looks a bit daunting

The 7.2% GDP growth number nonetheless is noteworthy as it will form the fulcrum for all futuristic scenarios that would go into the formulation of the Budget. That’s why it cannot be ignored.

Bountiful rains to boost agriculture output this year; can investment demand keep pace to buoy economy?
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Bountiful rains to boost agriculture output this year; can investment demand keep pace to buoy economy?

Crisil is not basing its optimism on agricultural production growth alone. It also points to a spurt in road construction in rural areas and says this could push non-agricultural rural incomes.