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The BLDS print collection
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Strengthening public health nutrition education in India
s Khandelwal / Transform Nutrition, 2014
Malnutrition remains a major challenge for public health and for human and economic  development in India. A lack of adequately trained public health professionals and  nutritionists means that this challenge is no...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
A Landscape Analysis of Nutrition Initiatives in Madhya Pradesh: Policies, Actors, and Networks
V. Bose; S. Batra-Dua; S. Menon / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
The silent scourge of undernutrition and major nutritional deficiencies of public health importance persists across India despite decades of planned programmes and interventions. The maternal and child undernutrition scenario in India...
Global health in foreign policy - and foreign policy in health? Evidence from the BRICS
N.F. Watt; E.J. Gomez; M. McKee / Health Policy and Planning, 2014
Amidst the growing literature on global health, much has been written recently about the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) countries and their involvement and potential impact in global health, particularly in relatio...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of a new farming model to promote nutrition
S. Nagarajan; R.V. Bhavani; M.S. Swaminathan / Current Science, 2014
Despite impressive gains in agricultural production and greater availability of food many people in India suffer from undernutrition. Improvements in total agricultural production that lead to greater access to nutritious food could h...
No longer tracking greenery in high altitudes: pastoral practices of Rupshu nomads and their implications for biodiversity conservation
N. J. Singh / Pastoralism, 2013
Nomadic pastoralism has thrived in Asia’s rangelands for several millennia by tracking seasonal changes in forage productivity and coping with a harsh climate. This pastoralist lifestyle, however, has come under intense transfor...
Pre-project: Climate change as an opportunity towards adaptive sustainable aquaculture (CADINAL)
T. Dale 2013
Cultured food fish currently accounts for nearly 50 % of the global consumption. India and Norway are the world’s second and seventh largest aquaculture producers respectively, thus aquaculture is considered to be a sector which...
Maharashtra’s Child Stunting Declines: What is Driving Them? Findings of a Multidisciplinary Analysis
L. Haddad; N. Nisbett; I. Barnett; E. Valli / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra’s stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by 15 percentage points – one of the fastest declines in stunting seen anywhere at any time. This was seeming...
10 big ideas for making energy efficiency bankable in India
O. Perera; M.H. Silva; T. Liebert / International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2014
This report argues that in a continent that is starved for energy and infrastructure, it is an enigma that India’s markets for energy efficiency have yet to take off. It argues that India’s energy deficit cannot be accompl...
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Realising Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ)
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.
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