Date- 2020-07-03

Investing in real estate during Covid-19 and impact on the affordable housing sector

Priorities for most people have changed and they are realizing the importance of owning a home which will increase the demand for real estate in the post Covid-19 world.

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Date- 2020-06-09

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition, June 2020

In the longer term, the combined effects of COVID-19 itself, as well as corresponding mitigation measures and the emerging global recession could, without large-scale coordinated action, disrupt the functioning of food systems.

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Date- 2020-05-24

Affordable Housing Will Boom Post COVID-19

The affordable housing sector will get the required push if immediate fund releases as per the budget allocation are introduced by the government.

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Date- 2020-05-21

Urban agriculture: A viable safety net for the urban poor during times of crisis?

Although not the solution to all economic and food security problems of the poor as many claim it to be, urban agriculture does have the potential to improve the resilience of communities to market shocks.

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Date- 2020-05-20

Cyclone Amphan 2020

Cyclone Amphan is the costliest cyclone on record in the North Indian Ocean causing over $13 billion in damages to infrastructure and crops in India’s eastern state of West Bengal.

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Date- 2020-04-25

Reinventing Agriculture in the Time of COVID-19

Reverse migration due to COVID-19 provides an opportunity for hinterland administration to engage the returned labourers in gainful employment.

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Date- 2020-04-24

Covid-19 and Food Security

On April 21, the United Nations projected that because of Covid-19, the number of people facing severe food insecurity worldwide could double to 265 million.

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Date- 2020-04-09

Grow your own: Urban farming is flourishing during the coronavirus lockdowns

Coronavirus lockdowns are pushing more city dwellers to grow fruit and vegetables in their homes, providing a potentially lasting boost to urban farming.

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Date- 2020-02-18

The Real Climate Impact of Organic Farming

“The practices invented in organic are not the only ones that are going to be necessary to deal with the full spectrum of climate impact when it comes to agriculture, but they are central,” she said. “In other words, the best systems will incorporate all of those principles at the end of the day, as we transition to regenerative.”

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Date- 2020-02-04

KMC reclams Dhapa for scientific waste disposal

Unable to find an alternative ground to dump waste as large as Dhapa, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation has decided to continue with the existing facility but after scientifically reclaiming it in phases.

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