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India
  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Household food security in the face of climate change in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region
2016
This study attempts to understand local people’s perceptions of climate change, its impacts on agriculture and household food security, and local adaptation strategies in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, using data ...
Peri-urban water security: an agenda for water governance
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
Water governance needs to mainstream peri­-urban water security.  As cities grow, polic.y makers andplanners focus onmeeting the needs of  urban populations. This happens at  the expense of the peri-urban and the ru...
Taking the road less taken: reorienting the state in periurban water management
A. Dewan; V. Narain; P. Ranjan / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
The villages of Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera are located about 15 kms away from Gurgaon city in the North-West Indian state of Haryana. Urbanization and climate change have together altered water access and security in these vi...
Changing environment – changing waters: an analysis of drinking water access of vulnerable groups in peri-urban Sultanpur
A. van der Woude / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
In Sultanpur, India access to drinking water takes a variety of forms, due to varying hydrological conditions and different technologies available. Water from the piped supply network and groundwater form the two main drinking water s...
Power, social capital and differential vulnerabilities: a study of water access in a peri-urban village of Haryana
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
This article deals with the subject of water access in a peri-urban village of Haryana. It describes how power and social capital influence the flow of water. It argues that political power is a significant determinant influencing wat...
Gendered and caste spaces in household water use: a case of Aliabad Village in Peri-urban Hyderabad, India
A Prakash / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2012
One of the major changes in the water sector over the last few decades has been the enhanced thrust on institutional reforms, including the increasing recognition of the bottom-up approach to management as against the techno-centric t...
The Peri-urban water security problématique: a case study of Hyderabad in Southern India
A Prakash / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2010
The recent Census of India (2011) throws some very interesting facts on the process of urbanisation in India. For the first time since Independence in 1947, the absolute increase in population is more in urban than in rural ar...
Urbanization, climate change and water security: a study of vulnerability and adaptation in Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in peri-urban Gurgaon, India
P. Ranjan; V. Narain / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2012
This paper describes how urbanization and climate change shape water insecurity in two villages, Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in periurban Gurgaon in the North-West Indian state of Haryana. Using ethnographic and participato...
Periurban water security in a context of urbanization and climate change: a review of concepts and relationships
V. Narain / Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2010
In peri-urban contexts, water security is shaped by the twin processes of climate change and urbanization. These processes act as multiple stressors and create an uncertain water supply for peri-urban residents. Urbanization p...
Urbanization climate change and water security: adaptation strategies and approaches
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
The  relationship  between  urbanisation, water insecurity, and climate change is becoming evident  as cities are expanding in the global south. The first key challenge is to establish the links between these three...
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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
Open Government Data (ODG) Platform India (ODG)
Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India - data.gov.in - is a platform for supporting Open Data initiative of Government of India. The portal is intended to be used by Government of India Ministries/ Departments their organizations to publish datasets, d...
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
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