Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, made a frutiful trip to India on 9 September 2019, where he reiterated UNDP’s commitment to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.
5000 delegates from 196 countries are coming to India to fight land degradation on the global stage @ UN Convention to Combat Desertification. India is ready. UNDP is ready. Join us!
#CharchaForChange dialogue started out in a small room with 80 people and ended with a live event with over 500 participants - passionate about our planet and committed to finding #ClimateAction solutions.
People in the Sundarbans of West Bengal, for long living on the edge, are now facing climate change – recurring cyclones, erratic rain, growing salinity, rising heat, depleting mangroves and more
Read powerful stories of how ordinary people across India are coping with diverse climate-related challenges – from escalating human-wildlife conflict, to changing crop cultivation needs, to community-led initiatives to cope with disaster, and to the effects of extreme weather events on daily life and livelihoods.
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>50%

Under-25 Population

1.67 MT

CO2 Emission Per Capita

120 (of 131)

Female Labour Force Participation

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