Transformational changes in how food is grown, harvested, distributed, eaten and disposed of are crucial for decreasing the negative environmental and social impacts of the food system.
The decline of political and civil liberties has accelerated since Modi's re-election in 2019. During this time, authorities have increased regulation of, and access to, online spaces as a means to control political discourse and stifle dissenting voices.
Even if cash transfers are not the 'holy grail' cashionistas have made them out to be, they are certainly an effective short-term solution, and a step-forward in providing those living in extreme poverty with greater agency over their livelihoods.
As the demand for energy is on the rise, government administrations must choose carefully between investing in renewable energy or cheaper alternatives. ASEAN has demonstrated a strong desire to continue the transition from non-renewable to renewable energies in order to encourage sustainable development worldwide.
This is a story of development – the aid-dependent economy, deep public mistrust in the government, rapid urban migration, and a silent plague that blankets the sky in the cold winter months.