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Women Empowerment  Publications Catalogue

Women Empowerment Publications Catalogue

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

The Women Empowerment Publications Catalogue is a compilation of all the major publications on women empowerment developed by DA. It comprises of Reports, Articles and Audio Visuals.

Livelihood Publications Catalogue

Livelihood Publications Catalogue

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

The Livelihood Publications Catalogue is a compilation of all the major publications on Livelihood developed by DA. It comprises of Reports, Articles and Audio Visuals.

Understanding Waterflows in Ujjain

Understanding Waterflows in Ujjain

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 32    Price: 2018    ISBN No:   

This study is undertaken to explore and understand water resource flows in Ujjain and accordingly draw lessons for more efficient urban water planning and management. This report is the glimpse of the baseline scenario prevailing in the city and provides for recommendations on sustainable urban water management based on a multi-stakeholder consultation held in the city .

Wadi – An Agri-Horti Based Model for Livelihood Development: Capitalisation Document

Wadi – An Agri-Horti Based Model for Livelihood Development: Capitalisation Document

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

This Capitalisation Document gives a snapshot of the Wadi model, including the design, economics and co-benefits to the environment.

Wadi - An Agro-Forestry Based Livelihood Development Model: Capitalisation Document

Wadi - An Agro-Forestry Based Livelihood Development Model: Capitalisation Document

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

This Capitalisation Document gives a snapshot of implementing the Integrated Watershed Management Model at the grassroots.

Working Paper on Biodiversity based Livelihoods and Green Economy

Working Paper on Biodiversity based Livelihoods and Green Economy

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 4    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This paper highlights how biodiversity is crucial for having a progressive economic growth, as well as for the subsistence of economies of poor and marginal communities.

Working Paper on Waste Management and Green Economy

Working Paper on Waste Management and Green Economy

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 5    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This paper explores the present waste management system in India and highlights how reuse and recycling of waste can contribute to the country’s green economy.

Integrating Livelihoods Approach into Conservation Strategy

Integrating Livelihoods Approach into Conservation Strategy

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

This is a scoping study in the National Chambal Sanctuary covering the five pilot villages of Gopiyakhar, Barolli, Kheda Ajabsingh, Nadgawa and Bacchedi along the Chambal river within Etawah district and the National Chambal Sanctuary Project, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. This report highlights the innovative livelihoods approach to complement the conservation process.

National Strategies and National Councils for Sustainable Development

National Strategies and National Councils for Sustainable Development

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 9    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This paper examines the experience of the past decade and discusses a potential framework that will leverage the immense potential of National Sustainable Development Strategies (NSDS) and National Councils for Sustainable Development (NCSD), along with the collective experience of regional and national ‘watch’ institutions, that, in the post-Rio+20 scenario, should be tasked with the responsibility of tracking progress towards sustainability and enabling nations to fulfil their Sustainable Development vision.

Case Study: Mutually reinforcing the role of women in habitat based livelihood services

Case Study: Mutually reinforcing the role of women in habitat based livelihood services

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

This is a case study of the Tilothu Mahila Mandal, initiated under the Tilothu Rural Uplift club, based in Bihar. The mandal was set up with the broad objective of empowering the women of Tilothu. They sought to attain this through work in three major sectors, namely, education, health and livelihoods.

Overview: Low Carbon Pathways - Sustainable Civil Society Initiatives

Overview: Low Carbon Pathways - Sustainable Civil Society Initiatives

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 30    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This initiative has promoted efficient resource use and enhanced incomes for small & marginal farmers, women’s collectives, and building artisans by a synergy of indigenous and scientific knowledge. The process also involved packaging of technology based measures into market-based viable economic models for the target communities, financial investments and business initiatives, leading to reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Strengthening Livelihoods of Trafficking Prone Communities: A Project Framework for a Livelihood Approach to Prevent Trafficking

Strengthening Livelihoods of Trafficking Prone Communities: A Project Framework for a Livelihood Approach to Prevent Trafficking

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 55    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This document aims to counter trafficking in the states of UP and Uttarakhand by providing information to trafficking prone communities/groups (TPC/TPGs) and strengthening their livelihood by taking viable income generating activities.

Case Study: Mutually reinforcing the role of women in habitat based livelihood services

Case Study: Mutually reinforcing the role of women in habitat based livelihood services

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

This is a case study of SEWA Nirman, a private construction worker company, headed by SEWA. The people who worked as labourers and masons are also the shareholders in this company. This document provides detailed information on the features, innovative approaches, livelihood benefits, achievements and challenges of SEWA Nirman.

Compendium on Participation of Women in Local Governance Processes

Compendium on Participation of Women in Local Governance Processes

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 130    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

This compendium brings forth the barriers women face, and the social change that women in governance (especially those from the vulnerable sections of society) had demonstrated in six states of India as their stories. This document is an outcome of a project titled “Advocating for Change: Promoting Women's Participation and Leadership in Local Governance”, funded by UN Women, to enhance women participation in PRIs and increase media coverage of women in local governance. Most of the stories presented here in the Compendium highlight the fact that the new rules (policies) have demotivated and adversely impacted the participation of marginalised women in the Panchayati Raj Elections, whereas some of the stories also bring out the positive views of young educated women regarding these new set of rules.

Media Engagement Strategy on Advocating for Change: Promoting Women

Media Engagement Strategy on Advocating for Change: Promoting Women's Participation and Leadership in Local Governance

Author: Development Alternatives    Pages: 18    Price: N/A    ISBN No: N/A   

Women’s equal participation and representation in local decision-making processes is critical for prioritising women’s practical needs and issues in local governments’ agenda. The process of capturing women participation at the local level is an evolving area and efforts are being done to improve the present infrastructure, processes including media coverage. The purpose of the media engagement strategy is to strengthen women’s political participation and leadership in local governance by creating an enabling environment including a positive media outlook for Gender Responsive Governance and sensitisation of media on the issues of women participation in local governance. This media engagement strategy builds to strengthen ownership and engagement of different stakeholders on local governance issues through training and capacity building workshops, exposure visits, media fellowships, dialogue platforms and media partnerships.

Research Study Advocating for Change: Promoting Women

Research Study Advocating for Change: Promoting Women's Participation and Leadership in Local Governance

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

This report presents the major implications of 73rd Amendment and State specific norms that have been introduced by the State governments under State Panchayati Raj Acts. The study not only shows the status of women in Panchayat participation but also captures the ongoing dynamics and scenario in which this impact happens.



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