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Policing the Eco-Policies

March 16, 2011

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One of the most interesting paradoxes of city planning in Himalayan region is that, in spite of being ecologically rich and heritage rich countries, major cities in the region are most neglected. It is evident that the cities in the mountainous part of Himalayan region have grown rapidly in terms of their population sizes, but […]

Urban Water and Sanitation: Who cares about Poor?

January 27, 2011

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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 […]

Lest our ideas are recognized

January 12, 2011

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There are instances when we come through important and practical thoughts and ideas in profession, while on other hand we come across generic statements as well. I was going through a note from an important consultation approach paper titled ‘Inputs from the Civil Society Consultations on Rural Water and Sanitation for the Approach Paper to […]