Browsing All posts tagged under »development«

Mountainous Task- Rio+20: Achievements in Himalayas!

April 4, 2011


The Chapter 13 of Agenda 21 of Rio in 1992, which emphasized upon two programme areas and we could see them on broader perspective where we were entrusted to work upon:  Knowledge generation on Ecology and SD aspects in Mountain Ecosystem (Environment) while strengthening it (internalizing and communicating-Social) and working upon integrated watershed development (working […]

Tender the gender…

March 14, 2011


This is the story of consistent and persistent efforts and strategic envisioning of a women group that lead from grim situation of water and sanitation to pride and livelihood opportunities to the poor tribal villagers in one of the remote district of central India. The Bhogaikhapa is a tribal village in one of the central […]

Urban Water and Sanitation: Who cares about Poor?

January 27, 2011


The city development planning and judicious resource allocation in most of the cities in South Asian countries is a big challenge. Among the basic amenities, water and sanitation remained the core concern that lead to health problems, livelihood losses and an impediment to economic growth. Given the population growth and rapid migration from rural to […]