Social Stock Exchanges have evolved as a potential funding mechanism, says study
A framework study by Samhita of seven global exchanges and India’s proposed social stock exchange suggests that this could be a game-changer in the social impact segment. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
SEBI Committee approves the creation of Social Stock Exchange in India (Image: Gerd Altmann-Pixabay)
Can weather index insurance be a win for all?
Insurance needs to be seen and understood from a resilience lens Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Devastated onion farm during floods in Bihar, 2016. (Image: Dakshina Murthy/IWMI)
Over 500 million people in India exposed to sand and dust storms
Storms worsen air quality and degrade vast farmland areas, as per a new UN study that analyses the impact of sand and dust storms on health, clean energy, transport, glaciers, cities and agriculture in Asia and the Pacific. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Storms worsen air quality and degrade vast farmland areas, disrupt commercial flight services, lower the efficiency of solar power generation, and accelerate the melting of glaciers. (Image: ESCAP)
Understanding the thinking behind IEC in large programs
Lessons from the Swachh Bharat Mission experience Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Pop culture icons like Gabbar Singh are painted on the walls of a toilet complex in New Delhi (Image: Project Raahat, Enactus)
Background on the meteorological datasets
This data can be useful in various research areas. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Community videos: By the community, for the community
Community videos as a tool to influence behaviour change and adoption in rural communities Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Community videos are produced by farmers themselves and feature local participants and agents from the rural communities themselves (Image: Digital Green)
Is climate action at scale a possibility?
Lessons from Meghalaya’s attempt to strengthen its frontline across the State Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Stories of change from Meghalaya on moving towards “net-zero” emission commitments (Image: MBDA)
Youth climate leaders join hands with the UN in India to celebrate India's climate action
The United Nations in India launches its climate campaign, We The Change, to recognize and celebrate the green solutions pioneered by young people in India Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
There is a need for bolder climate action from people, communities and the national and state governments (Image: PxFuel)
Villagers’ shramdaan revives canal, enhances area under cultivation
Benefits of well-managed commons on livelihoods Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 1 week ago
Collective efforts revived the canal structure of Bichhiya dam bringing water to the village (Image: Foundation for Ecological Security)
Disasters build on the impacts of the past
A new UN University report indicates how disasters around the world are interconnected Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 1 week ago
When a cyclone and a pandemic combine (Image: UNU-EHS/Tanmay Chakraborty)
India needs to wake up to severe air pollution
With each new report, the number of polluted cities in India is increasing Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
According to a Greenpeace India report released on January 21, 2020, 80 per cent of the country's cities are polluted by national standards (Image: Max Pixel, License CC0)
Transforming wall paintings into speaking walls
An innovative initiative for awareness building and communication on water quality issues Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Fluoride contamination is leaving villagers crippled, while authorities struggle to find solutions. (Image: India Water Portal)
Revival of Dohas in tribal Madhya Pradesh
Nala widening and deepening to increase water storage and recharge capacity of the stream Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Dohas constructed in a stream in Dindori district. (Image: Action for Social Advancement)
Behaviour change by design, not by accident
Design processes if followed diligently can lead to robust interventions that have an effective impact Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Total Sanitation Campaign program of the Government of India (Image: UNICEF and Department of Drinking Water Supply, GoI)
Lift irrigation cooperatives provide irrigation to tribal drylands
Existing government schemes and programmes offer good potential for scale-up these cooperatives in various states Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Simalaghasi check dam across Panam river, Dahod constructed by NM Sadguru Water and Development Foundation (Image: NM Sadguru Water and Development Foundation)
How Paani Foundation harnesses the power of communication for social transformation
Committed to use the power of all forms of communication to bring about behavioral change and transformation at scale Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
Villagers participating in shramdaan for making watershed structures (Image: Paani Foundation)
Desilting their way to water sufficiency
Augmenting tank storage has good impact on the livelihood options of the poor and the marginalised. Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
The village pond after the rehabilitation (Image: FES)
Learning about safe water practices and solutions
Safe water learning cards being used to train a wide spectrum of stakeholders Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
Different combinations of safe water learning cards can be customised for a session based on the target audience (Image: INREM)
Tiny bytes of safe water education
How safe water learning cards can be further contextualized for training the frontline workers Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
Dividing complex issues into neat modular flash cards (Image: INREM)
Kudrati kheti (natural farming) - A manual in Hindi
Farming the natural way - going back to the age old traditions and practices Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
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