This collection of articles by noted environmental historian Richard P Tucker is an attempt to trace Indian forest history from the colonial era to its post-Independence legacy. It is a study of the evolution of forest policy at the national level, in counterpoint with management at the provincial a..
Forty-five per cent of India's rural population is without electricity and over 85 per cent is dependent on biomass to meet its cooking needs. Projections suggest that if the present trends continue, a large section of India's rural population will remain without access to modern energy services eve..
The proposed volume attempts to understand how forms of bio-innovation might be linked to the problem of poverty and its reduction through an inquiry into a number of empirical cases of present-day bio-innovations in Asia. Conditions and circumstances in countries like Cambodia, China, India, Korea,..
A major contribution to understand how the environmental crisis is viewed globally and responded to by policyThis book highlights the manner in which key aspects in policy discourse;commodity, pricing, ownership, and regulation;have borrowed economic and trade principles to address the environmental..
About The Book"Rarely do Indian environmental discourses examine nature through the lens of caste. Whereas nature is considered as universal and inherent, caste is understood as a constructed historical and social entity. Mukul Sharma shows how caste and nature are intimately connected. He compares ..
Well regarded for its engaging and informative style, CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide provides 100% complete coverage of the exam objectives for the Certified Information Security Specialist credentialing exam from (ISC)2. Updated to ensure total coverage of the latest body of knowledge from (ISC)2, thi..
Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to global economic development. Left unchecked, continued global warming could cause worldwide social and environmental disruption. The Asia and Pacific region is more vulnerable to climate change risks than other regions due to its dependence..
This book provides insights to various stakeholders for making the commercial use of biodiversity a gainful enterprise for both the poor and the rich. The benefits from genetic resources are mostly drawn from the commercial use of traditional knowledge held by indigenous communities. This book d..
A comparative analysis of two contrasting strategies in the implementation of Community Natural Resource Management (CNRM) programmes in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh This book examines whether the introduction of CNRM schemes in rural India made an impact on poverty alleviation. These programmes we..
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