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Capacity needs for greenhouse gas measurement and performance tracking
J. Finnegan (ed); T. Damassa (ed); K. Deangelis (ed); K. Levin (ed) / World Resources Institute [ES], 2014
This working paper summarises the results of scoping research to assess capacity needs in six countries—Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, and Thailand—related to greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement and performa...
Social protection and wellbeing: food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
S. White (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
Review of crowdfunding for development initiatives
O. Gajda; J. Walton / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study provides a summary of crowdfunding initiatives that support developing country entrepreneurs. The study outlines the different crowdfunding models and finds that crowdfunding can positively support development progra...
Challenging development cooperation? A literature review of the approaches of the emerging powers
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
Looking at existing literature, this paper discusses the major ways in which the emerging powers, in this isnstance Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) are challenging the development cooperation policies and practices of...
Brazil, India, China and South Africa in agriculture and food security in Malawi
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2014
This paper describes the involvement of four of the so-called emerging powers - Brazil, India, China and South Africa - in development cooperation activities regarding agriculture and food security in Malawi. The prime focus is on the...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
Mechanics of intra-industry trade and FTA implications for India in RCEP
R.U. Das; J.D. Dubey / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
Worldwide, free trade agreements (FTAs) have remained a debatable issue. This paper tries to demystify the recent myths that have surrounded the FTA strategy of India, especially as part of the Look East Policy. The paper does this by...
Organising women workers in the informal economy
N. Kabeer; K. Milward; R. Sudarshan / Gender and Development, 2013
There are numerous challenges facing organisation amongst the hardest-to-reach women in the informal economy. This paper, published in Gender and Development, examines the various factors determining the success and failure of attempt...
An assessment of India’s innovation policies
B. Dhar; S. Saha / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
India’s industrial competitiveness arising out of technological depth (and technological value addition) does not compare well with other newly industrialised countries (NICs) in Asia. However, such broad brush comparisons say l...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
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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.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
The WBTi is a flagship programme of IBFAN Asia that initiates a participatory assessment of the strengths and weaknesses in the 10 areas of policies and programmes meant for implementing the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.
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