Excluded from water management for years despite being a major part of the agricultural workforce in Sindh, women farmers have been granted a role in water governance after the passage of a new amendment.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo has offered China's Xi Jinping an opportunity to take part in constructing the rail line to Indonesia’s second largest city, after Tokyo rejected Jakarta’s initial invitation.
Mariz Tadros –
Collective action against sexual harassment did not emerge with the #MeToo campaign. In several countries, particularly in the Global South, that campaign has overshadowed existing movements and impeded ongoing struggles for women’s rights.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
In the five years since the world came together to conclude the Paris climate agreement, the disastrous effects of global warming have become increasingly evident. Having squandered past opportunities, we now must start making up for lost time.
As the world marks both the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement and the arrival of a more climate-aware US administration, the time has come to get serious about taxing or otherwise imposing a price on carbon.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
Nature already mitigates a significant portion of man-made GHG emissions; approximately a quarter of these emissions are absorbed by trees, plants, and soil, while another quarter is absorbed into marine …
GDP and other economic measurements do not fully reflect current state of affairs and future development potential. Based on 127 quantitative data indicators, the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index evaluates performance …