The old development model based on economic growth has had its day, argues Zeenat Niazi, and India must choose a new alternative if it is to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.
IRF partners joined a three-day conference in Berlin on Jump-starting the SDGs in Germany: Natural Resources and Sustainable Consumption and Production. Capture a flavour of the discussions at the event through social media in this Storify.
German Federal Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt speaking at the event in Berlin, photo: Helen Burley
Can green bonds help India meet growing energy demand sustainably, ask Mandira Thakur from IRF partner, Development Alternatives
Zeenat Niazi from Development Alternatives looks forward to what is needed for a more sustainable India in 2015.
2015 has been in the news for the past three years now. Ever since the UN conference on Sustainable Development, commemorating 20 years of the Rio declaration, preparations for 2015 have been afoot.