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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    India

    Every year most parts of India are affected by drought.But the Centre and State has failed so far to diagnose the drought phenomenon and to come up with a long term solution. Declaration of drought is a sensitive issue. The nature of drought is such that it does not occur in the same intensity across the Country and State and also has differential impacts. Unless this complexity is understood drought declaration will always be controversial and not transparent.

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    Roles and Potential in JhaRkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha

    Reports & Research
    February, 2016
    India

    Likewise other tribal areas, the community in Kanker, Hazaribagh and Koraput have also been facing challenges emerged due to climate variability and change. While rainfed agriculture in small and marginal land is the main livelihood practice, the NTFPs provides subsistent food, nutrition and income security round the year. The fluctuation in rainfall pattern over the year and during monsoon season, higher summer temperature and long dry period are impacting the livelihood resources, hence the food security.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India

    Communities dependent on climate sensitive livelihood such as agriculture, fishing, horticulture, forestry and livestock have become vulnerable in the light of the climate variability and the challenges arising henceforth.

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    Ideas for Implementation

    Reports & Research
    April, 2008
    India

    The study was undertaken to identify pertinent and emerging issues that have implications for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods and the inter-relationship between them. A detailed review of the current national and state policies was undertaken along with the strategies being implemented by the government and various multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies and other organizations, focused especially in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa as provided in the scope of the study.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2015
    India

    The document highlisghts that the AWS Standard is helpful in developing a stepwise understanding of community and insitutional development, An action plan was developed with the communuty during the scoping exercise, considereing the water related concerns of the communities and their shared risks and challenges. The plan would act as a point of reference and guide the implementation process.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2016
    India

    Rajasthan (India) has been a pioneer state in terms of policy and practice in water conservation and management. The ongoing water stress in Rajasthan has triggered serious thinking,in particular on micro action, that can contribute to Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlambhan Abhiyan (MJSA) thinking. FES and Hindustan Unilever Foundation are sharing the report  with a view to illustrate one possible trajectory for a collaborative action involving private sector, civil society organisation and the government.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2017
    India

    This working paper looks at the new Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) Bill, 2011 and explores key issues within the text of the Bill and the larger political context of land acquisition in India. 

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2011
    India

    This report looks at some of the landscape relevant to open government data (OGD) in India, starting from the current environment in government, the state of civil society, the media, the policies that affect it from the Right to Information Act, standards-related policies, e-governance policies and  he copyright policy. It also looks at a few case studies from government, civil society organisations (CSOs) and public-private partnerships, and profiles some civic hackers.

  9. Library Resource
    National Policies
    February, 2016
    India

    The Working Group has developed the criteria of categorization of industrial sectors based on the Pollution Index which is a function of the emissions (air pollutants), effluents (water pollutants), hazardous wastes generated and consumption of resources. For this purpose the references are taken from the the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003, Standards so far prescribed for various pollutants under Environment (Protection) Act , 1986 and Doon Valley Notification, 1989 issued by MoEFCC.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    India

    The  study is focused on RS and GIS based assessment of forest encroachment in Shimoga district of Karnataka for the years 1990, 2000 and 2010 using Landsat TM/MSS/ETM+ for 1990 and 2000, mid south western part of malnad region of Karnataka state, geographically lies between 13°27' and 14°39' N latitudes and 74°38' and 76°4'E longitudes.

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