Amita Bhaduri

Improving access to climate finance critical
India must collaborate with other countries to create a Global Resilience Reserve Fund to act as insurance against climate shocks: CEEW study. Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 1 week ago
Bihar floods of 2008 (Image: M Asokan, Public Resource.org)
Move to amend forest law raises concerns
Comments on the proposed amendments to Forest Conservation Act, 1980: Submission to the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 1 week ago
Dallirajhara forest of Chhattisgarh (Image: Tanvir Khan, Pixabay)
Celebrating climate action
The UN in India brings together youth climate champions and policymakers to showcase green solutions pioneered by young Indians Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 2 weeks ago
Commemorating 76 years of the founding of the United Nations with a celebration of climate action in India (Image:  PxFuel)
Uttarakhand floods, a marker of climate change
Flash flood fury in Uttarakhand, a classic example of extended stay of monsoon Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 2 weeks ago
Floods in Uttarkashi, India. June 2013 (Image: Oxfam International)
Analysing data in-house
Taking stock of the state of art in in-house lightweight data analysis Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
Non-profits face challenges in analysing the data in-house (Image: FinAnalysis)
Global hunger index: Intersection of conflict and hunger
Without achieving food security, it will be difficult to build sustainable peace Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
India slips further in global hunger index (Image: Parij Borgohain, Pixabay)
Hand hygiene, a public policy issue
Interventions to promote hand hygiene should be designed based on an understanding of what people care about, says report on ‘State of the world’s hand hygiene’ Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
Girls learn the value of hand-washing (Image: Kristen Kelleher, USAID, Pixnio)
Urgent action needed to embrace integrated water and climate policies
Asia suffered the highest economic losses from both floods and droughts compared to other regions in the last 50 years, says a report by the World Meteorological Organization. Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 4 weeks ago
Buildings and roads washed away, floods in Uttarkashi (Image: Oxfam International)
The smallholder's dilemma
The economic unviability of smallholder agriculture and the consequent agrarian distress Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 4 weeks ago
Smallholder farmers are pivotal to transforming the food systems (Image: Mahila Jagat Lihaaz Samiti)
India needs a comprehensive emissions database
India needs an official national emissions inventory for pollutants, as existing ones show 37% variation Amita Bhaduri posted 10 months ago
Database needed to assess emissions from industries, power plants, road transport, domestic sources, and agricultural waste burning (Image: Pxfuel)
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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 1 week 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 10 months 1 week 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 10 months 1 week 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 10 months 1 week 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 10 months 1 week 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 10 months 3 weeks 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 10 months 4 weeks ago
When a cyclone and a pandemic combine (Image: UNU-EHS/Tanmay Chakraborty)
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