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Bridging the Communication Gap

Bridging the Communication Gap

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

DA has been supporting innovative technologies to enhance effectiveness, efficiency, relevance and outreach of CBOs. The initiative ‘Bridging the Digital Divide – Technology Innovations for Community Based Organisations’ with support from the Ford Foundation facilitated incubation of seven technologies addressing various needs of the CBOs.The overall objective of the livelihood component is to build capacities of community based organisations to develop and disseminate informative, updated content on sustainable livelihood options through community media platforms and outreach tools that can facilitate linking communities to viable sustainable livelihood options appropriate for the region.

New Approaches for Entrepreneurship

New Approaches for Entrepreneurship

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

The Work 4 Progress program of "la Caixa" Banking Foundation aims to promote employment in developing countries through the creation of action and learning platforms that scale up innovative solutions. Development Alternatives is rolling out the pilot of the Work 4 Progress Program in India. The program reaches out to youth and women that have difficulties in accessing enterprise solutions in economically backward regions of India. This brochure talks about the operational methodology adopted by Work 4 Progress, which listens to stakeholders through and finds answers through interactive processes of; proceeding then to solutions and share among a network of change-makers to eventually create impact at scale.

Work 4 Progress Impact Bulletin

Work 4 Progress Impact Bulletin

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 3    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation aims to accelerate the creation of meaningful and dignified employment in three developing countries through the creation of platforms for innovation, action and continuous learning. This bulletin brings to you a full range of emotions that the team has experienced - innovations that boosted us, discoveries that surprised us, and impact that inspired us.

Work 4 Progress Information Booklet

Work 4 Progress Information Booklet

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 3    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Work 4 Progress (W4P) program of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation aims to accelerate the creation of meaningful and dignified employment in three developing countries through the creation of platforms for innovation, action and continuous learning. This bulletin brings to you a full range of emotions that the team has experienced - innovations that boosted us, discoveries that surprised us, and impact that inspired us.

Eco Housing Capitalisation Document

Eco Housing Capitalisation Document

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Eco-housing + tackles the dual challenge of providing adequate shelter to our rural population while reducing the resource and carbon footprint of construction activities. This housing model provides financial and technical services to the rural families through the ‘Build Together Pay Together’ (BTPT) process and the ‘TARA Karigar Mandal’ (TKM) services respectively.

India Green Economy Barometer 2018

India Green Economy Barometer 2018

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 19    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The India Green Economy Barometer 2018, published by DA and the Green Economy Coalition (GEC), is a new study, based on in-depth research and expertise, highlights the condition of the Indian economy and discusses the broad status of the transition towards a green economy. It offers a full and frank assessment of the challenges that India faces as it attempts to tackle poverty, pollution and populism, but also points to several encouraging signs of an accelerating trend towards a cleaner, fairer future.

Habitat Solutions for Uttarakhand

Habitat Solutions for Uttarakhand

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 8    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has undertaken an initiative for Technology Intervention for Mountain Ecosystem: Livelihood Enhancement through Action Research & Networking (TIME-LEARN Programme). Under the thrust area, DA along with its implementation partner HESCO Dehradun has undertaken initiative to enable large scale dissemination of affordable, eco-friendly and multi hazard resistant construction technologies and water solutions, in response to specific challenges of Uttarakhand.

Compendium on Bridging the Digital Divide for Livelihood and Empowerment

Compendium on Bridging the Digital Divide for Livelihood and Empowerment

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 52    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This document is an outcome of a project funded by Ford Foundation, titled “Bridging the Digital Divide, Incubating Technology Innovations and Content Development of Livelihood Options, Building Capacities of Community Based Organisations”. Bridging the Digital Divide for Livelihood and Empowerment The case story compendium is a compilation of stories from these five intervention districts. The compendium highlights the socio-economic upliftment of individuals who have been benefited during the course of the project.

Compendium on

Compendium on 'Water for All and Always' Project

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 39    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The project, ‘Water for All and Always’ in Bundelkhand region – catalyzing local action – a collaborative effort of DA and Arghyam Trust was initiated in 10 villages in July 2006 with a vision of finding appropriate solutions in meeting the qualitative and quantitative requirements of basic services like water and sanitation in rural Bundelkhand. This document is a compendium of six best practices of the project.

Green Building Centres

Green Building Centres

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The Green Building Centre is a very attractive social entrepreneurship model with high investment returns. The setup of the Green Building Centres, co-branded with ACC cements, provides best technology solutions as well as a quality brand name to develop a strong and growing business model for the entrepreneur.

CLEAN India

CLEAN India

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

CLEAN-India is a nationwide programme on environmental assessment, awareness and action, with a vision of helping develop cleaner environments for our towns and cities. The programme was initiated by DA in 1996 to mobilize community responsibility for environmental assessment and improvement in all major towns and cities of India through a network of schools and NGOs linked with government, business and academia.

WASH in Schools

WASH in Schools

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The ‘WASH in schools’ initiative has used the approach code called the 4 A’s approach (Assessment, Awareness, Action and Advocacy). By supporting good health, hygiene and dignity at this formative stage in a child’s life, the ‘WASH in schools’ initiative has yielded multiple dividends such as reduction in the school drop-out rate especially of the girl children; promotion of gender equality by building sanitation structures separately for the girls; and sensitisation of the community to take action towards demanding safe water and toilet facilities.

SODIS Brochure

SODIS Brochure

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 2    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Development Alternatives is working on household water treatment methods in 17 Delhi slums through it SODIS Project. The project promotes solar disinfection of water. Presently the focus is on advocacy and awareness. This is to increase visibility and up scaling of this methodology through different stakeholders.

Assam Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat Policy

Assam Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat Policy

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 110    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The purpose of this study was to review the trends of urbanisation and affordable housing demand and supply in the state and identify key issues in the implementation of affordable housing policies and projects. This is expected to guide the identification and formulation of policy alternatives for the state of Assam.

Sikkim Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat Policy

Sikkim Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat Policy

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 57    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The purpose of this study was to review the trends of urbanisation and affordable housing demand and supply in the state and identify key issues in the implementation of affordable housing policies and projects. This is expected to guide the identification and formulation of policy alternatives for the state of Sikkim.

West Bengal Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat

West Bengal Urban Affordable Housing and Habitat

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 68    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

The purpose of this study was to review the trends of urbanisation and affordable housing demand and supply in the state and identify key issues in the implementation of affordable housing policies and projects. This is expected to guide the identification and formulation of policy alternatives for the state of West Bengal.



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