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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Private sector, for-profit health providers in low and middle income countries: can they reach the poor at scale?
- E. Tung; S. Bennett / Globalization and Health, 2014
- The bottom of the pyramid concept suggests that profit can be made in providing goods and services to poor people, when high volume is combined with low margins. To-date there has been very limited empirical evidence from the health s...
- What are the Factors Enabling and Constraining Effective Leaders in Nutrition? A Four Country Study
- N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad; S. El Arifeen / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
- Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition. This study of individuals identified as influential within nutrition in Bangladesh, ...
- Assessing green industrial policy: the India experience
- K. Ganesan; P. Choudhury; R. Palakshappa / International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2014
- This report addresses the topic of India’s Green Industrial Policy. It analyses the domestic political motivations for policies that target the solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind energy sector in India. It is argued that the suppo...
- BRICS-cities and the issue of social mobility: attraction of capital and the right to the city
- S. Veloso / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2014
- The consolidation of a group of countries, like the BRICS nations, as strong global players demonstrates to the whole world that mobility is a real possibility in the international arena. What the BRICS grouping does not make c...
- Will the BRICS provide the global public goods the world needs?
- Z. Hou; J. Keane; D.W. te Velde / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
- The demand for global economic governance is increasing in a globalising and increasingly interlinked economy. Yet global governance, a global public good, is currently undersupplied – and this (e.g. lack of global rules on trad...
- Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
- E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
- By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
- Uttarakhand: Development and Ecological Sustainability
- R. Chopra / Oxfam India, 2014
- This report aims to contribute to the debate following the massive floods and landslides in June 2013 which led to Uttarakhand’s worst disaster in living memory. There has been debate as to whether human activities in the name o...
- Climate-smart development: Adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change
- World Bank, 2014
- This report argues that smart development policies and projects can also slow the pace of adverse climate changes and that the objectives of economic development and climate protection can compliment one another. It uses new modelling...
- Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
- Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
- Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
- BRICS in the World Trade Organization: comparative trade policies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
- South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
- In the light of the great uncertainties surrounding the current global political and economic situation, the role of emerging countries has been the focus of growing academic interest. From 2006 onwards, the BRICS countries - Brazil, ...
- National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
- The Ministry of Home Affairs for the Government of India
- Development Support Center (DSC)
- Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
- Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
- Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
- National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights ((NCDHR))
- National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights is a forum committed to the elimination of discrimination based on caste.
- Ministry of Power
- The Ministry of Power started functioning independently with effect from 2nd July, 1992. Earlier it was known as the Ministry of Energy sources. The Ministry of Power is primarily responsible for the development of electrical energy in the country. The Ministry is concerned with perspective planning, policy formulation, processing of projects for investment decision, monitoring of the implementati...
- Current World Environment
- Current World Environment an international, open access, peer reviewed research journal is published tri-annually in April, August and December with sole aim of rapid dissemination of scientific knowledge among scientists, technocrats, planner and elite citizens for a better life supporting system and to promote the cause for environment and sustainable responses to climate change.
- Knowledge x-change on Sustainable Development (KxSD)
- As sustainable development has wide implications, it is important to draw lessons from the vast amount of available information in understanding and capturing ground realities in the various issues related to the sector. Exchange of ideas and knowledge would help identify and understand knowledge gaps in various areas in order to effectively achieve the intended goals of sustainability....
- World Wildlife Fund, India (WWF-India)
- Established as a Charitable Trust on November 27, 1969, WWF India has experience of over four decades in the field. From a modest beginning, the organisation was propelled forward by the efforts of its founders and associates who volunteered their time and energy to lend momentum to this movement. A part of WWF International, the organisation has made its presence felt through a sustained effort n...
- Indian Streams Research Journal (ISRJ)
- A multidisciplinary research journal, published monthly in English, Hindi and Marathi.
- Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)
- Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) helps rural people in India to alleviate poverty through participatory watershed development and management.