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Greening High Impact Sectors

Greening High Impact Sectors


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

The 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:   

The brief highlights the trends of green investments in Government expenditure and public procurement. It also highlights the trends of green, responsible and inclusiveness in National Financial Institutions. The report also elucidates limitations of current financial markets for investing in green economy. At the same time, 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:   

The brief highlights the current metrics that 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 & Assessment, Demonstration of Scalable Models, Training and Capacity Building, Climate Change Communications 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 set up 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 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 punished 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


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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.

Up scaling The Application Of Low Carbon And Resource Efficient Technologies In India

Up scaling The Application Of Low Carbon And Resource Efficient Technologies In India


Author:     Pages: 32    Price:     ISBN No:   

Its 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.

Up Scaling The Application Of Low Carbon And Resource Efficient Technologies In South Asia

Up Scaling The Application Of Low Carbon And Resource Efficient Technologies In South Asia


Author:     Pages: 12    Price:     ISBN No:   

It’s 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 tracking the growth of the fly ash brick industry by tracking the number of enterprises in the state and assess 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.

Decoupling Energy and Resource use from Growth in the Indian Construction Sector - Recommendations

Decoupling Energy and Resource use from Growth in the Indian Construction Sector - Recommendations


Author:     Pages: 36    Price:     ISBN No:   

Policy brief III focuses on recommendations both at national and state level on the possible interventions that could result in resource and energy use being decoupled from growth in the Indian construction sector. Lack of a comprehensive policy on resource efficiency and the possibility of using secondary raw materials to obtain resource and impact decoupling continue to be the key issues that India will have to grapple within the years to come.

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

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


Author:     Pages: 56    Price:     ISBN No:   

Policy brief II focuses on analysing the potential for decoupling in the Indian buildings and construction sector. Primary and secondary research was con ducted to identify the factors that influence decoupling. Subsequently, a framework was established to make it possible to measure the nature and extent of decoupling that is possible within the existing policy environment. Furthermore, gaps, drivers and barriers have been identified which could enable a potential analysis study on decoupling to be carried out. In addition, examples of good practice from Germany and other European countries have been studied with a view to learning lessons that can help to bridge the current gaps in India.

Communicating Climate Change in India: A Global Narratives Project

Communicating Climate Change in India: A Global Narratives Project


Author: CANSA International, Development Alternatives and Others    Pages: 45    Price:     ISBN No:   

CAN International and CANSA conducted a narrative Research on Climate Change. DA has contributed in two of the research studies focusing Bundelkhand.

National Green Economy Barometer Scoping the ‘Status of the Transition’

National Green Economy Barometer Scoping the ‘Status of the Transition’


Author: Sonia Cyrus Patel, Deputy Manager, Development Alternatives    Pages: 12    Price:     ISBN No:   

This document acts as a diagnostic of the status of transition towards a green, fair and inclusive economy in India, i.e. an economy that an economy that provides a better quality of life for all within the ecological limits of the planet.



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