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Press Release: US$43 million project to boost climate resilience for India’s coastal communities gets underway

The project will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tonnes of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems, and benefit another 10 million people with improved…  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor

Of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million—live in middle-income countries. India, a lower-middle income country, experienced the fastest…  



India ranks 130 on 2018 Human Development Index

Wide inequalities in people's well-being cast a shadow on sustained human development progress, with people in very high human development countries living 19 years longer, and spending seven more…  

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