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  • The Role of Waterways in Promoting Urban Resilience: The Case of Kochi City 

    Aziz, Zeba; Ray, Indro; Paul, Sandeep (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-05-15)
    Coastal cities around the world are locales of high vulnerability. The issues are graver in the developing world where the challenges posed by the urbanization and climate change multiply the existing risks. Here, we examine the case of Kochi, an Indian ...
  • Towards sustainable, productive and profitable agriculture: Case of Rice and Sugarcane 

    Gulati, Ashok; Mohan, Gayathri (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-04-30)
    Indian agriculture is estimated to be consuming about 78 percent of total fresh water resources available in the country. Yet, more than half of the gross cropped area is still dependent on rains. Extremely skewed allocation of scarce irrigation water ...
  • Solid Waste Management in India: An Assessment of Resource Recovery and Environmental Impact 

    Ahluwalia, Isher Judge; Patel, Utkarsh (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-04-15)
    This study analyses the environmental and financial sustainability of solid waste management in Indian cities. It presents an assessment of the rapidly rising volume of municipal solid waste, its changing composition, the continuing practice of mixing ...
  • Supporting Indian Farmers: Price Support or Direct Income/Investment Support? 

    Gulati, Ashok; Chatterjee, Tirtha; Hussain, Siraj (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-04-15)
    With increasing farm distress in the wake of falling farm prices in 2017, the State Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP) came out with an innovative scheme called Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana (BBY), a price deficiency payment (PDP) scheme, to support farmers. ...

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