Lise Grande

The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India

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India’s Capital City and Human Development

The Delhi Human Development Report 2013 released in August provides a comprehensive analysis of Delhi’s performance on human development indicators. The Report notes that while Delhi has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country, there has been significant informalization of the labour fomore

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Too Much or Too Little: Communities Adapt to Extreme Weather Conditions in Odisha

A UNDP partnership with the government of Odisha supported by the Australian Agency for International Development is enabling communities in Puri district to adapt to extreme weather events. As a result of efforts to strengthen community water management systems, crop yield has increased more than tmore

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Promoting Women’s Leadership in Sports

Venue: New Delhi “The Indian society is still not open to seeing women wear shorts and play sports,” said Zainab Khan, the twenty-year-old female soccer player from India’s capital city, New Delhi. Speaking on the sidelines of a roundtable on women’s soccer in India, organized by the Centre more

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India’s Corporate Sector Critical to MDG Achievement

Venue: New Delhi The private sector has an important role to play in making the world a better place, because they are not only accountable to their shareholders, but also to society. With only two years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the Confederation of Indian Industry bmore

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Lise Grande is the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India.

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