Think Tank Insights Special Edition: Working Paper: Aligning India’s water resource policies with the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable … Continue reading Think Tank Insights Special Edition: Working Paper: Aligning India’s water resource policies with the SDGs

Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

Women’s care homes in India are meant to offer protection for those who have nowhere else to go. But activists, authorities and former residents accused the overcrowded, understaffed homes of trapping women in a cycle of abuse.  OnFrontiers Think Tank hereby presents … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

Op-Ed: Women Gain Energy Access, But Still Lack Power After India Expands Cooking Fuel Program

An Indian government initiative framed as helping women and families realize their full potential isn’t living up to its rhetoric, OnFrontiers expert Lydia Powell writes in an op-ed about the Ujjwala Yojana fuel subsidy program in Uttar Pradesh and other states. Continue reading Op-Ed: Women Gain Energy Access, But Still Lack Power After India Expands Cooking Fuel Program

3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Since 1970, on Earth Day events are held around the world to show support for environmental protection. Instead of focusing on the threats of climate change on international development or politics, let’s celebrate some efforts that are taking place around the world to mitigate global warming. Low carbon farming for sustainable agriculture Did you know that rice farming releases greenhouse gases more potent than carbon? Research shows that the cultivation of rice, a leading crop that feeds as a main food source around 2.5 billion people, becomes less climate friendly as the world’s atmosphere … Continue reading 3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day