Africa must work harder to reduce inequality: Annan


Matthew Mpoke Bigg

(Reuters) - African governments should work harder to reduce inequality that has prevented the benefits of a decade of economic growth from being spread equitably, according to a report by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan released on Thursday.

India’s energy demand projected to surge

Simon Denyer and Rama Lakshmi

NEW DELHI — Like China two decades ago and the United States in 1950, India stands on the cusp of transformational economic and social change, a jumping-off point at which the demand for electricity is about to explode.

Solve water problems or forget growth, India told


Catherine Hornby

ROME, April 30 (Reuters) - India's economic growth and political stability are at stake in coming years if it does not change its approach to water management, a member of its natural resources planning commission told Reuters on Monday.

Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem

Ashwin Parulkar

These days, Indian policymakers are debating how to create a vast new food entitlement program. There is talk of poor households struggling to cope with high food prices and malnourishment among their children.

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