Tag: Development

Ecosystems As Public Health Services In India

Access to ecosystem services is important for communities that lack access to quality healthcare, because they serve as basic and free healthcare systems.

Lakshadweep In Turmoil: What Lies Ahead for Its Fishers and Fishing...

How do new regulations in Lakshadweep affect its 'development' and the fortunes of the mainstay of its economy: fishers and fishing industries?

Focusing on the Humans of Fieldwork Can Produce Better Quality Data

Data collection and surveys form the backbone of India’s social and development sectors. At a time when primary research on development issues is a...

Technically Speaking, How Can Technology Facilitate Better Administration & Development Efforts?

Interviewed by Sourya Reddy; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. One of the less-spoken about impacts that technology can have is on our public administration systems. But...

Why and How Can We Amplify Traditional Knowledge? With Archana Soreng

Using traditional knowledge is a must if we are to make serious efforts at environmental conservation; indigenous citizens and communities often have insight and...

Brazilian Gold has an Environmentally Hazardous Supply Chain, and India is...

Pico da Neblina, or the “Mist Peak”, is Brazil’s highest mountain peak. For the Yanomami—South America’s largest “relatively isolated tribe” who live within the...

Forests for the People: The FRA in Northeast India with Amba...

Edited by Malavika VN  The Forest Rights Act (FRA) was created “to recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest-dwelling...

The Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Northeast India

Research & Scripted by Isha Malaviya Presented & Edited by Sumit Krishna  The 8 states that make up Northeast India are home to more than 200...

Dialogues: Dr. Malini Bhattacharjee on the RSS, Seva, and Relief and...

“What can one say about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that has not already been said before?” The RSS, perhaps the focal organisation of...

In Her Opinion: Sarita Fernandes on Marine and Coastal Conservation

A lot is happening in marine and coastal conservation. Mumbai plans to build a coastal road. There are talks of banning trawling, and at...