State of Food and Agriculture Report, 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently published the State of Food and Agriculture report for 2022.
Every year, the flagship report is created.
In order to help policymakers maximize the advantages and avoid the hazards, the research examined how automation in our agri-food systems can help us reach Sustainable Development Goals.
Agriculture automation – What is it?
Food production can be made more effectively an
India's poverty and lesson from China
The most recent World Bank report on poverty was recently published.
Report's key points:
Economic upheavals and reversal: According to the report, the war in Ukraine and subsequent economic upheavals caused worldwide poverty reduction to "completely reverse itself."
Because of slower growth rates since 2015, the rate of poverty reduction had already been slowing, but the pandemic and the war have completely reversed that
World Economic Outlook: IMF
The World Economic Outlook Report (WEO) 2022, the International Monetary Fund's most recent edition, was recently published.
It is a detailed report that the International Monetary Fund releases twice a year (IMF).
Major Report Highlights
The IMF has drastically reduced its projection for global growth, moving it from 6% in 2021 to 3.2% in 2022 and 2.7% in 2023.
It is predicted that this year or next, the world economy will decline by more
Stress in workplaces: WHO & ILO Report
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) recently released guidelines to address mental health issues in the global workforce.
What exactly is work-related stress?
Long hours, a heavy workload, job insecurity, and conflicts with coworkers or bosses are just a few of the many causes of work-related stress.
Symptoms include decreased work performance, depression, anxiety, and difficu
The Gender Snapshot 2022
Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): The Gender Snapshot 2022, a UN report, was been made public.
The United Nations Women released it (UN Women).
Summary of the Report
Gender equality: The research estimates that, at the current rate of development, it will take about 300 years to reach complete gender equality.
Realizing SDG 5:
It made clear that at the current rate of development, SDG 5, or achieving gender equality, won
UNDP's Human Development Index
In accordance with a global decline in HDI scores following the Covid-19 pandemic, India's ranking on the Human Development Index (HDI) has fallen from 130 in 2020 to 132 in 2022, according to the Human Development Report 2021–2022.
About Recent Change In HDI
Ordinarily, it is enough to look at a country’s score on the Human Development Index (HDI) and compare it to the global average and the score of some other comparable countries.
National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Data on Sedition Cases
According to recent National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, Assam has been the state with the most sedition charges over the past eight years.
Data on sedition cases (registered under Section 124A of the IPC) have been available since 2014, according to the NCRB, which accumulates and publishes crime statistics as reported by states and union territories.
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National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Report
The "Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India Report 2021" was just released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
The report included statistics for "crime rates," "suicide," and "crime against women."
Report’s findings for Crime Against Women
National Statistics: The number of incidences of crime against women (per 1 lakh people) grew from 56.5% in 2020 to 64.5% in 2021.
GLOBAL LIVEABILITY INDEX 2022
European Intelligence Unit has released the Global Liveability Index 2022.
It ranked 173 cities based on their liveability or living conditions.
The ranking is determined by five broad factors — stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure.
While ranking the highest weightage is given to stability and culture and environment (25% each) followed by healthcare and infrastructure with 20% each and educ
GENDER GAP INDEX 2022
Despite an improvement of five places since last year in areas of economic participation and opportunity, India ranked 135 among a total of 146 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index 2022, which is released by the World Economic Forum. In 2021 India’s rank was 140 among the 156 countries.
The country is the worst performer in the world in the health and survival sub-index in which it is ranked 146.
The index sh