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Wadi - Enabling Small Farmers to Secure their Livelihoods: A Photobook

Wadi - Enabling Small Farmers to Secure their Livelihoods: A Photobook

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 32    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This photobook is a compendium of case studies that describes the journey of the wadi establishment process. It covers the scientific principles of agro-ecology that enable an optimal and sustainable utilisation of the productive potential of land, while offering significant ecological co-benefits that help the degraded land to regenerate itself.

Mapping Scope of MNREGS on SDGs

Mapping Scope of MNREGS on SDGs

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 61    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This study has been conducted under the project 'Mapping Scope of MNREGs on SDGS, supported by GIZ. The aim of the study was prepare a comprehensive document for the Ministry of Rural Development, India. The document maps and tracks the current potential of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and its contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It also provides an action plan for the government to make its reporting to Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations, more effective.

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 5: Managing Natural Systems

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 5: Managing Natural Systems

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 24    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This brief highlights the state of natural systems in the country. It tracks public and private initiatives and funds for conservation and restoration, resource governance, sustainable production systems and consumption patterns.

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 4: Investing in People

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 4: Investing in People

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 14    Price: N/A    ISBN No:   

This brief highlights the state of human development and the investments India is making to enhance this further. This includes access to basic needs services, opportunities for economic and political voice and participation. The report tracks the efforts by government and business to invest in people, and the outcomes achieved by them.

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 3: Greening High Impact Sectors

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 3: Greening High Impact Sectors

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 24    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This brief highlights the environmental and livelihood impact of key economic sectors of the country. It maps the carbon footprint, resource footprint and jobs generated by each of the sectors. The report further explores the potential of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) in greening the High Impact Sectors of the country.

Towards a Resource Resilient India

Towards a Resource Resilient India

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 28    Price: -    ISBN No:   

This booklet has been prepared and published by Development Alternatives (DA) for the Club of Rome's 2017 Annual Conference on "Towards a Resource Resilient India", which was held in Mumbai, from 16-17 November 2017. It draws on some earlier work that DA contributed to the International Resource Panel of UNEP.

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 2: Influencing Financial Flows

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 2: Influencing Financial Flows

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 16    Price:     ISBN No:   

This brief highlights the trends of green investments in Government expenditure and public procurement. It also highlights the trends of greenness, responsibility and inclusiveness in National Financial Institutions. The report also elucidates limitations of current financial markets for investing in green economy. At the same time, it highlights the opportunities and good practices that governments, businesses and communities have evolved to support green investments in India.

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 1: Measuring What Matters

India Green Economy Barometer 2017 Issue 1: Measuring What Matters

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 12    Price:     ISBN No:   

This brief highlights the current metrics that the Government of India, state governments and businesses are using to track progress. The report also highlights the limitations to current reporting and initiatives of alternative metrics of measurements, and actions/inactions by various stakeholders in adopting a more holistic and broad set of metrics that integrates progress on all three accounts - social, environmental and economic well-being.

Low Carbon - Climate Resilient Development: Brochure

Low Carbon - Climate Resilient Development: Brochure

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 16    Price:     ISBN No:   

This brochure highlights Development Alternatives' key areas of work on Climate Change, namely, Research and Assessment, Demonstration of Scalable Models, Training and Capacity Building, Climate Change Communication, and Policy Influence and Advocacy.

Policy Brief on 'Mobilizing & Leveraging Climate Finance in India: Predictable, Assured and Transparent'

Policy Brief on 'Mobilizing & Leveraging Climate Finance in India: Predictable, Assured and Transparent'

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 12    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This paper flags key components of India's climate finance policy, institutional setup and financial requirements within the context of the global climate negotiations, and recommends what will be needed to deliver climate finance where it is needed the most, with the purpose of catalysing further debate on this critical driver of sustainable development.

Developing Climate Resilient Farming

Developing Climate Resilient Farming

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 4    Price: NA    ISBN No: NA   

This article has been published in the LEISA India Magazine, June 2017, Volume 19 No.2. Small farmers in Bundelkhand are adopting agricultural systems that cope with climate change, with support from Development Alternatives. The initiatives undertaken at the farm level and landscape level are being upscaled, building long term sustainability of climate resilient agriculture systems in Bundelkhand.

Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln Construction Manual

Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln Construction Manual

Author:     Pages: 52    Price:     ISBN No:   

This manual is aimed to popularise the VSBK technology as far as possible by providing easy, step by step access to the construction process with all relevant designs and useful photographs. This manual is produced under the project SSTT Malawi.

Upscaling the Application Of Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Technologies in India

Upscaling the Application Of Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Technologies in India

Author:     Pages: 32    Price:     ISBN No:   

This report is a comparative regional analysis of case studies of low carbon construction material and technologies which were selected for each selected country. Each case study was looked at through the economic, technological and policy frame, as to define the critical elements for promoting low carbon development pathways in the construction sector.

Upscaling the Application of Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Technologies in South Asia

Upscaling the Application of Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Technologies in South Asia

Author:     Pages: 12    Price:     ISBN No:   

This report is a comparative regional analysis of case studies of low carbon construction material and technologies which were selected for each selected country. Each case study was looked at through the economic, technological and policy frame, as to define the critical elements for promoting low carbon development pathways in the construction sector.

Fly Ash Brick Industry in Bihar

Fly Ash Brick Industry in Bihar

Author:     Pages: 52    Price:     ISBN No:   

This report tracks the growth of the fly ash brick industry by tracking the number of enterprises in the state and assessing the status of these units, through individual surveys from fly ash brick enterprises across the districts of Bihar, to estimate the supply of fly ash bricks and also to assess the quality of bricks produced by these units across the districts of Bihar.

Decoupling Energy and Resource Use from Growth in the Indian Construction Sector – Baseline Study

Decoupling Energy and Resource Use from Growth in the Indian Construction Sector – Baseline Study

Author:     Pages: 48    Price:     ISBN No:   

Policy brief-I focuses on the baseline for decoupling in the Indian construction sector. The study draws attention to the existing scenario in terms of key policies, research and institutions linked to resources and energy in the sector.



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