Read this article by Dr. Ashok Khosla, Chairman, Development Alternatives on Financial Express. He argues that the trajectory of a country's GDP or its aggregate national carbon emissions are not the most important factors in determining its contribution to Loss and Damage Fund or its entitlement from it. Instead, he emphasizes the range of living conditions of its population as the key metric. The loss and damage fund was first announced during COP27 as a way to help developing countries that are vulnerable to the consequences of climate change.Publish Date: 12 Dec 2023 Source:Financial Express
This can be India’s moment of genuine leadership in building self-reliance and demonstrating a ‘Lifestyle for Environment’ beyond a global showcase.Publish Date: 11 Dec 2023 Source:The Print
With climate change, an already drought-prone area has rising temperature and more erratic rainfall. An already water-scarce region is facing a triad of challenges: rising temperature, more rainfall over fewer days which means more runoff and lower groundwater recharge, and overuse and mismanagement of existing ground water resources, experts tell us.Publish Date: 21 Aug 2023 Source:IndiaSpend
Prior to our intervention, Milak Lacchi's pond was disregarded and had become a dumping ground for the community, causing inconvenience due to litter, mosquito breeding, and contaminated water. It has now been transformed into a clean water body with aquatic life. Additionally, the installation of benches and the construction of a solid boundary surrounding the pond have played a crucial role in maintaining its cleanliness. The revitalized pond has become a favorite gathering spot for the villagers, who often spend their evenings there, enjoying the beauty of the clean water.Publish Date: 09 Jul 2023 Source:The Hindu
In conversation with Outlook India, Ms Zeenat Niazi, Senior Vice President & Chief Knowledge Officer, Development Alternatives Group talks of her experiences and learnings in the development sector, how planning and policy has changed over the decades, and outlines the actions and approaches that need to be followed by stakeholders at every level, so that sustainability can be achieved across the board.
As 2022 draws to a close, the leadership team at Development Alternatives traces the changes and impact it has made in its 40-year journey. The Week interviews the team Shrashtant Patara , Gitika Goswami, Soumen Maity and Kanika Verma as they trace the journey and look forward to a new year where social impact is all about bringing people, planet, and prosperity together.
Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: The rural entrepreneurs are not only seeking higher pursuits, they are also taking bigger risks. Almost nine out of ten rural businesses are led by first-generation enterpreneurs who prefered to start up on their own, found the survey by Development Intelligence Unit and Development Alternatives
Yatris from across India will leave for three destinations to participate in TARAgram Yatra 2022. This will be a journey of self learning for 40 participants.The Yatra will be taking place in Agra, Mirzapur, Bundelkhand and Delhi from 22 to 24 November, 2022.
Development Alternatives hosted the 25th trialogue 2047 on 'Co-creating Local Green Enterprises' as the curtain-raiser to TARAgram Yatra 2022. The event was held at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 3 November, 2022. As a prelude to the trialogue 2047, a policy roundtable was organised on 'Innovative Financing for Local Green Enterprises' in the morning.
Think tanks play a vital role in shaping public policy, providing research, and offering expert analysis on various socio-economic and political issues. Here is a list of top 20 think tanks in India in 2023, known for their contributions to policy-making, research, and advocacy.Publish Date: 13 Apr 2013 Source:Inventiva