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ASEAN-India deepening economic partnership in Mekong region
P. De (ed) / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The Mekong countries comprising Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam grew rapidly during the last decade. With the exception of the years of global financial crisis, magnitude of growth r...
Transforming connectivity corridors between India and Myanmar into development corridors
V.S. Seshadri / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
India and Myanmar have a 1643 km long land border between them and also share a long maritime boundary. The transition underway in Myanmar towards a democratic framework and a market economy opens up enormous trade and investment oppo...
Features of South-South cooperation and global dynamics
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The sharp economic growth across Southern economies and subsequent deepening in their cooperation has evoked a growing interest in understanding the nature of South-South cooperation (SSC). The idea of SSC is not itself new but has co...
Post-2015 development agenda: an Indian perspective
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The global debate around the finalisation of the Post-2015 development agenda aims to consider how societies could work towards attaining sustainable development in the coming years. This policy brief from the Forum for Indian Develop...
Poverty: concept and measurement
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
It is common to think of poverty in terms of material deprivation or lack of income. However, a number of commentators, notably Amartya Sen, have moved away from this way of thinking. They have shifted towards thinking of poverty in t...
Agriculture and child under-nutrition in India: a state level analysis
S.S. Vepa; V. Umashan kar; B.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Madras School of Economics, India, 2014
The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture for livelihood. ...
Masculinity, Intimate Partner Violence and Son Preference in India. A Study.
Nanda Priya; Abhishek Gautam; Verma Ravi; Khanna Aarushi; Khan Nizamuddin; Brahme Dhanashri / International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2014
A sense of rigid masculinity, defined as controlling behaviour and a failure to espouse any values of gender equality, leads some Indian men to prefer sons over daughters and creates a tendency towards intimate partner violence. This ...
Report on the state of food insecurity in urban India
MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2010
A review of the global context in respect of food security shows that the slow growth rate of food production has led to a decline in per capita output of grain between the 1970s and the first decade of the twenty-first century, due i...
Many lives of women farmers: empowering women farmers in Vidarbha
p. Kulkarni / MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2010
Globally and nationally, the role of women in agriculture - including crop and animal husbandry, fisheries and forestry - is growing. In spite of the pivotal role played by women in natural resources conservation, cultivation, consump...
An exploratory study on large-scale feeding programmes and the possibility of linkage with small and marginal farmers
MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2013
India is the seventh largest country geographically, second most populated and the twelfth largest economy in the world. The economy of India is diverse, with a number of major sectors including manufacturing industries, agriculture, ...
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Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
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...
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