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Supply or demand? How politics influences the implementation of the MGNREGA in Rajasthan
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The recent performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been a matter of debate. Rajasthan, especially, performed impressively in the initial years of its National Rural Employ...
Success and failure in MGNREGA implementation in India
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) – offering up to 100 days work each year to rural Indians – is the largest social protection programme in the world, in terms of the number of households...
‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: Capital, states and carbon offsetting in India
G. Bryant; S. Dabhi; S. Böhm / Environment and Planning A, 2015
The paper analyses dynamics of accumulation and displacement in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It combines the theoretical work with a case study of the Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited HFC-23 destruction project in Guja...
Improving the practice and policy of springshed management in India
H. Dhawan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India. It highlights that In...
The United Nations Post-2015 Agenda for Global Development: perspectives from China and Europe
T. Fues (ed); J. Ye (ed) / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2014
This publication focuses on scholarly discourses and policy challenges in China and Germany. Articles from The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), also cover European perspectives whil...
Dynamics of well irrigation systems and CO2 emissions in different agroecosystems of South Central India
K.S. Reddy; M. Kumar; V. Maruthi / Current Science, 2015
This study was undertaken to assess the carbon dioxide emissions for different irrigation systems, in the context of growing demand for adaption of pressurised irrigation with electric pumps in South Central India. The paper ar...
India and its Eastern neighbours: prospects for sub-regional cooperation
S. Ramaswamy / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world. The combined economy of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the third largest in the world in terms of GDP (PPP), with US and China ahead. SAARC countr...
The institutionalisation of climate policy in India: designing a development-focused, co-benefits based approach
N.K. Dubash; N.B. Joseph / Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, 2015
This paper examines climate policy in India, its coordination, design and implementation. It looks at three periods: pre-2007; 2007–2009 and 2010-mid-2014 and several key themes are identified: First, the formation of cli...
The Contingent Reserve Arrangement: a redesign of the International Monetary System
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
The BRICS countries established the New Development Bank (NDB) and the Contingent Reserve (CRA) Arrangement at their sixth Summit at Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July 2014. This policy brief examines the implications of the CRA both...
Access, equity and inclusion: ethical norms and S&T policy outcomes
S. Chaturvedi,; K.R. Srinivas / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
India embarked upon utilising Science and Technology (S&T) for national development in a big way with the formulation of the First Five Year Plan. Since then S&T has been at the core of India’s development discourse and ...
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Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH)
The Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal and is the official publication of the Rural Research Institute of Physiology & Applied Nutrition (RRIPAN). Aims and scopes The JCNH has developed into a modern peer-reviewed journal publishing original English language manuscripts in the field of community health, community nutri...
Indian Journal of Public Health
Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association. It is indexed / abstracted by the major international indexing systems like Index Medicus/MEDLINE, SCOPUS, PUBMED, etc. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the ar...
Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
The Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health is a peer reviewed, open access journal, with an international editorial board. Integrating biomedical, social and environmental sciences, we welcome a wide range of contributions with an emphasis on development and lower income settings in order to support the evidence base for disease prevention and control. Submissions may includ...
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor (IndMedica)
It is Indmedica's philosophy that all health and medical related information should be freely viewable and accessible by all, healthcare professionals and the public alike, in the hope of improving awareness,the standard level of health and ultimately improving the the lives of people all around India, and even the world. In line with this philosophy, its goal is to bring as much inform...
Indian Pediatrics
The general objective of Indian Pediatrics is " To promote the science and practice of Pediatrics." An important guiding principle has been the simultaneous need to inform, educate and entertain the target audience . The specific key objectives are: 1. To publish original, relevant, well researched peer reviewed articles on issues related to child health. 2. To provide contin...
Journal of Human Ecology (JHE)
The Journal of Human Ecology (J Hum Ecol) is a peer reviewed, internationally circulated journal. It publishes reports of original research, theoretical articles and timely reviews, and brief communications in the interdisciplinary field of Human Ecology. The Journal serves as a forum for social and life scientists and health professionals. Especially those who share common interests in understand...
Public Health Foundation of India
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, rese...
Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP)
The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP) is an initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice. It supports evidence generation and uptake on global and national policy issues. The aim of the programme is to design, support and supervise the implementation of evidence generation and its uptake thereby meeting the key KPP objecti...
Environment Support Group (ESG)
Environment Support Group works with a variety of environmental and social justice initiatives across India and the world. They aim to pro-actively address issues and concerns collaborating across sectors and disciplines keeping the interests of local project affected communities and voiceless ecosystems in primary focus. Started informally in 1996 and formally registered as a Public...
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