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  1. Library Resource
    India - Mumbai Urban Transport Project : Guidance Note on Urban Resettlement cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2012

    The purpose of this guidance note is to
    bridge precisely identify how to implement World Bank
    resettlement policies in the context of infrastructure
    projects affecting South Asian largest cities, with a focus
    on the impacts on poor areas and slums. The guidance note is
    intended as a tool to help decision makers in Government
    agencies and in the Bank, particularly in respect of the
    main aspects: 1) methods to assess and evaluate resettlement

  2. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    The aim of this study is to assist the
    government in this endeavor by focusing on selected
    priorities. The overarching objective of this report is to
    promote the mainstreaming and integration of climate related
    risks in India's development policies and processes,
    where this is appropriate. The objectives and scope of work
    were developed in close consultation with the Ministry of
    Environment and Forests as the primary counterpart, a

  3. Library Resource
    November, 2014

    Differences in relative female
    employment by soil texture are used to explain the
    heterogeneous deficit of female children across districts
    within India. Soil texture varies exogenously and determines
    the depth of land tillage. Deep tillage, possible in loamy
    but not in clayey soil textures, reduces the demand for
    labor in agricultural tasks traditionally performed by
    women. Girls have a lower economic value where female labor

  4. Library Resource
    March, 2012

    The female population deficit in India
    has been explained in a number of ways, but the great
    heterogeneity in the deficit across districts within India
    still remains an open question. This paper argues that
    across India, a largely agrarian economy, soil texture
    varies exogenously and determines the workability of the
    soil and the technology used in land preparation. Deep
    tillage, possible only in lighter and looser loamy soils,

  5. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    In India, land continues to be of
    enormous economic, social, and symbolic relevance. The main
    purpose of this report is to review new empirical evidence
    on land administration and land policy, as well as the
    possible interaction between the two, to derive policy
    conclusions. The empirical basis for the discussion of land
    administration is provided by a review of land records,
    survey and settlement, and land registration in 14 states.

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