Natural Resources Management, Agriculture and Climate Change

Report Title : Socio Economic Assessment of Potential LMO Adopters in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2016
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsors : Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi.
Report Title : Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas in Gujarat: A Study of the Impacts of KVY Intervention
Year of Completion : 2016
Researchers : Viswanathan P.K. , Jharna Pathak and Madhusudan Bandi
Sponsor : Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell (CSPC)”, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Assessment of System of Crop Intensification in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh: Examining Implications for Sustainable Development
Year of Completion : 2015
Researcher : Jharna Pathak
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Report Title : Trends in Energy Consumption in Agriculture: An Analysis of Performance of Power Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : P.K. Viswanathan
Sponsor : Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission, Government of Gujarat
Report Title : Millennial Goal #1: Poverty Eradication in Rural India: Poverty Reduction and the Community Management of Natural Resources in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (Focus on Watershed Development)
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Amita Shah and Shiddalingaswami H.
Sponsor : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Canada
Report Title : Millennial Goal #1: Poverty Eradication in Rural India: Poverty Reduction and the Community Management of Natural Resources in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (Focus on Inland Fisheries)
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : Jharna Pathak
Sponsor : ShastriIndo-Canadian Institute, Canada
Report Title : Emergence, Status and Impacts of Adoption of Micro Irrigation Systems (MIS) in India: A Review across Major States and the Areas of Concern for Future Research
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : P. K. Viswanathan and Jharna Pathak
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Recent Experiences of Agricultural Growth in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh: An Enquiry into the Patterns, Process and Impacts
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Amita Shah and Itishree Pattnaik
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Options for Diversification in Tobacco Farming, Bidi Rolling and Tendu Leaf Plucking in India: The Economic Feasibilities and Challenges
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : Amita Shah (in collaboration with CMDR)
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (through the Centre for Multidisciplinary Research, Dharwad)
Report Title : Economic Risk Analysis of Himachal Pradesh
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Jharna Pathak and Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati
Sponsor : TARU Leading Edge Private Limited, Gurgaon, Haryana
Report Title : Options for Diversification in Tobacco Farming, Bidi Rolling and Tendu Leaf Plucking in India: The Economic Feasibilities and Challenges
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : Amita Shah (in collaboration with CMDR)
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (through the Centre for Multidisciplinary Research, Dharwad)
Report Title : Preparatory Phase of IWMP in Thane and Nasik Divisions in Maharashtra: An Evaluation
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Amita Shah and Hasmukh Joshi
Sponsor : National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad
Report Title : Recent Experiences of Agricultural Growth in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh: An Enquiry into the Patterns, Process and Impacts
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Amita Shah and Itishree Pattnaik
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Millennial Goal #1: Poverty Eradication in Rural India: Poverty Reduction and the Community Management of Natural Resources in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : Jharna Pathak
Sponsor : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Canada
Report Title : Millennial Goal #1: Poverty Eradication in Rural India: Poverty Reduction and the   Community Management of Natural Resources in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2014
Researchers : Amita Shah and Shiddalingaswami H.
Sponsor : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Canada
Report Title : Socio-economic Impacts, Institutional and Policy Constraints in the Adoption of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A Comparative Study of Micro Irrigation Systems in India
Year of Completion : 2013
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Jharna Pathak
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research
Report Title : Critical Assessment of the Forest Rights Act, 2006 and Its Impact on Livelihoods of the Forest Dependent Communities: A Comparative Study of Chhattisgarh
Year of Completion : 2013
Researchers : Madhusudan Bandi
Sponsors : Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad through Research Unit for Livelihoods and Natural Resources (Supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust, Mumbai.)
Report Title : An Economic Evaluation of Revitalisation of Village Ponds in Gujarat.
Year of Completion : 2012
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan, Amit Mandal and Ila Mehta
Sponsor : Gujarat Lnd Development Corporation (GLDC Ltd) Government of Gujarat
Report Title : Impact of Investment in Watershed projects in Gujarat: A Comprehensive Study.
Year of Completion : 2012
Researchers : Amita Shah, Dipak Nandani and Hasmukh Joshi
Sponsor : National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad
Report Title : Economic Evaluation of Bt Cotton Adoption in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2012
Researchers : N. Lalitha and P. K. Viswanathan
Sponsor : Directorate of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat
Report Title : Watershed Based Development and Agricultural Growth in India: An Unfinished Agenda
Year of Completion : 2012
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), New Delhi
Report Title : Catalysing Rural Transformation: Role of Watershed Development Projects in Dry Land and Forest Regions in Maharashtra
Year of Completion : 2012
Researchers : Amita Shah and Samuel Abraham
Sponsors : National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai
Report Title : Socio-Economic and Ecological Benefits of Mangrove Plantations: A Study of Community Based Mangrove Restoration Activities in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2010
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan, Kinjal Pathak and Ila Mehta
Sponsor : Gujarat Ecology Commission (Government of Gujarat)
Report Title : Natural Resources and Chronic Poverty in India: A Review of Evidence and Issues
Year of Completion : 2009
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Department for International Development, UK
Report Title : Water Policy and Water Laws in India: A Critical Review of Structural and Institutional Impediments and Governance Systems and Outlook for Future
Year of Completion : 2009
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : IWMI, Hyderabad
Report Title : Diversion of Land and Displacement ion India: Review of Evidence and Issues
Year of Completion : 2008
Researcher : Amita Shah (with Animesh Kumar)
Sponsor : Department of International Development, UK
Report Title : Impact of WTO on Women in Agriculture: A Case Study of India
Year of Completion : 2008
Researchers : Amita Shah with Anil Kumar Roy (Centre for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad)
Sponsors : Centre for Trade and Development, New Delhi
Report Title : Preparing a Public Domain Data base for Watershed Development in Madhya Pradesh
Year of Completion : 2007
Researchers : Amita Shah, Jayram Desai and Hasmukh Joshi (with the team at CISED, Bangalore)
Sponsors : Water Aid and Ford Foundation
Report Title : Rapid Assessment of the Community Managed Water and Sanitation Programme in the Earthquake Affected Villages of Gujarat: A Report
Year of Completion : 2007
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Water and Sanitation Management Organisation, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Economic Analysis of Water Use in Successful Water Users Association in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2007
Researchers : R. Parthasarathy and Harish Joshi
Sponsor : Development Support Centre, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Study on Rapid Assessment of Watershed Project in Madhya Pradesh
Year of Completion : 2007
Researchers : Amita Shah, Jayaram Desai and Haskukh Joshi
Sponsors : Forum for Watershed Research and Policy Dialogue
Report Title : Mainstreaming Environmental Concerns on Dry Lands in Policy Framework: Country Case Study-India
Year of Completion : 2007
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : UNDP, Kenya
Report Title : Drinking Water and Sanitation in Rural Madhya Pradesh: A Review of Policy Initiatives.
Year of Completion : 2006
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : WaterAid (India), New Delhi.
Report Title : Drinking Water and Sanitation in Rural Maharashtra: A Review of Policy Initiatives.
Year of Completion : 2006
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : WaterAid (India), New Delhi.
Report Title : National Capacity Self Assessment for Land Degradation in India
Year of Completion : 2006
Researchers : Amita Shah (with Pushpam Kumar, Preeti Kapuria of Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, and Nirmal Sengupta, IGIDR, Mumbai)
Sponsors : Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India (through the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi)
Report Title : Overview of Watershed Projects in Madhya Pradesh
Year of Completion : 2006
Researchers : Amita Shah (with Sucharita Sen, CSRD, JNU and Animesh Kumar)
Sponsor : Water Aid (India), New Delhi
Report Title : Remoteness and Chronic Poverty in a Forest Region of Southern Orissa: A Tale of Entitlement Failure and States Apathyii. Ensuring Livelihood Entitlem
Year of Completion : 2006
Researchers : Amita Shah (with Saroj Kumar Nayak and Bipin Das, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar)
Sponsor : Department for International Development, UK
Report Title : Alternative Strategies for Rural Drinking Water Supply in Gujarat: Practices, Institutions and Policy Learning
Year of Completion : 2005
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : International Water Management Institute (IWMI) -Tata Water Policy Program (through the Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore)
Report Title : Gujarat State Disaster Management
Year of Completion : 2005
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsors : Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Baseline Survey in Kutchchh
Year of Completion : 2005
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Oxfam India, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Study on Community Management of Open Water Inland Fisheries
Year of Completion : 2005
Researchers : R. Parthasarathy andAmalendu Jyotishi
Sponsor : Swedish Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden
Report Title : Multi Locational, Multi Disciplinary Research, Capacity Building and Advocacy on Watershed Development in Dry and Semi-Arid Regions of India
Year of Completion : 2005
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : SOPPECOM, Pune
Report Title : Land Degradation and Migration in a Dry Land Region in India
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : South Asian Network for Development and Environment , Kathmandu
Report Title : Alternative Strategies for Rural Drinking Water Supply in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : International Water Management Institute-Tata Programme (collaborative study with the Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore)
Report Title : Sector Reform Project for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Rural Gujarat: Report for Surat District. (Rounds I-IV: November 2002- May 2004).
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Gujarat Jalseva Training Institute, Gandhinagar (through the Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi)
Report Title : Sector Reform Project for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Rural Gujarat: Report for Rajkot District. (Rounds I-IV: December 2002-May 2004).
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Gujarat Jalseva Training Institute, Gandhinagar (through the Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi)
Report Title : Developing Indicators and Process Documentation of Participatory Irrigation Management Projects
Year of Completion : 2004
Researchers : R. Parthasarathy and Amalendu Jyotishi
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : Baseline Survey and Impact Assessment for Watershed Development of Gir-Periphery
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : Benchmark Survey for Impact Assessment of Participatory Watershed Development Projects in India
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Planning Commission, New Delhi
Report Title : Reviving a Water Heritage: Evaluating the Economic and Environmental Performances of Traditional Water Harvesting Systems in Western India
Year of Completion : 2003
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : World Bank-supported Environmental Management and Capacity Building Project (EMCaB), Environment Economics Research Committee, Indira Gandhi Institute of D
Report Title : Process Documentation of Eco-Development Project in Gir Protected Area
Year of Completion : 2003
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : Department of Forests, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Sector Reform Project for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Rural Gujarat: Report for Mehsana District. (Rounds I-IV: September 2002 - September 2003).
Year of Completion : 2003
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Gujarat Jalseva Training Institute, Gandhinagar (through the Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi)
Report Title : Developing Environmental Indicators for Gujarat State
Year of Completion : 2003
Researchers : Sudarshan Iyengar and Vinish Kathuria
Sponsors : World Bank-supported Environmental Management and Capacity Building Project (EMCaB), Environment Economics Research Committee, Indira Gandhi Institute of D
Report Title : Conservation of Gir Eco-System: Assessment of Benefits and Costs under Alternative Management Regimes
Year of Completion : 2002
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : World Bank-supported Environmental Management and Capacity Building Project (EMCaB), Environment Economics Research Committee, Indira Gandhi Institute of D
Report Title : Women in Agriculture: Declining Options, Future Possibilities
Year of Completion : 2002
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
Report Title : Construction of Environmental Indicators for Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2002
Researchers : Sudarshan Iyengar and Vinish Kathuria
Sponsors : World Bank, International Development Agency and Department of Environment and Forests, Government of Gujarat
Report Title : Oilseeds and Pulses in Indian Agriculture: A Review of Changing Policy Regimes and Responses
Year of Completion : 2001
Researcher : B.L. Kumar
Sponsors : Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India, New Delhi
Report Title : Conservation and Sustainable Management of Dryland Biodiversity
Year of Completion : 2000
Researcher : Sudarshan Iyengar
Sponsor : SRISTI, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Experience of Group Approach under IRDP in Gujarat: An Evaluation
Year of Completion : 1999
Researcher : Tara S. Nair
Sponsor : Commissionerate of Rural Development, Government of Gujarat
Report Title : Documenting the Process of Implementation of Water Harvesting Projects in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1999
Researcher : Sudarshan Iyengar
Sponsor : Ford Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Technical Backstopping and Supervsion of NGOs  Activities in the Integrated Watershed Development Project
Year of Completion : 1999
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : Gujarat State Land Development Corporation (Supported by the World Bank)
Report Title : Watershed Development Project in Gujarat: A Quick Review
Year of Completion : 1999
Researchers : Amita Shah and Gani Memon
Sponsor : Gujarat Ecology Commission, Vadodara
Report Title : Evaluation of Farm Ponds and Kyari Schemes in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1999
Researchers : Amita Shah, Hasmukh Joshi and Bhalsingh Parmar
Sponsors : Gujarat State Land Development Corporation, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Technical Backstopping for NGO-GO Collaborations in Watershed Projects
Year of Completion : 1998
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Indo-German Bilateral Project - Watershed Management, New Delhi
Report Title : Participatory Planning: Experiments under IWDP
Year of Completion : 1997
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : Gujarat State Land Development Corporation, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Irrigation and Economic Development: Baseline Study of Two Tribal Villages in Madhya Pradesh, India
Year of Completion : 1997
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, UK
Report Title : KRIBHCO Indo-British Rainfed Farming Project: Impact Assessment Study
Year of Completion : 1997
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, UK (on behalf of ODA, U.K)
Report Title : Energy Use in Rural Areas: Evidence and Issues
Year of Completion : 1997
Researcher : B.L. Kumar
Sponsor : Ministry of Power, Government of India
Report Title : Concurrent Evaluation of Integrated Rural Development: Fifth Round
Year of Completion : 1997
Researchers : Sudarshan Iyengar,Harish Joshi andVinayak Dave
Sponsors : Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment, Government of India
Report Title : Minimizing Area and Yield Uncertainties in Agriculture: Lessons from KRIBP's Interventions through Crops, and Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) Programmes
Year of Completion : 1997
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsors : Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, UK and KRIBP, Dahod
Report Title : The Process and Impact Evaluation of AKRSP's Intervention for Rural Development and Social Forestry (Watershed Development and Social Forestry)
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : The Process and Impact Evaluation of AKRSPs Intervention for Rural Development and Social Forestry (Documenting the Process of Implementation and Impact of
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : KRIBP's Crops Programme in Western India: Some Issues and Reflections
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, UK
Report Title : Watershed Project in a Rainfed Region: A Case Study of AKRSP's Interventions in Jalandhar
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : Watershed Project In a Drought Prone Region
Year of Completion : 1994
Researchers : Amita Shah, Vinayak Dave and Mahesh Chhatrola
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : The Process of Implementing Rural Development Schemes and Managing Asymmetries
Year of Completion : 1994
Researcher : R. Parthasarathy
Sponsor : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (I), Ahmedabad
Report Title : Mobilising People\'s Participation in Watershed Development: An Analysis of the Process
Year of Completion : 1993
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsors : Gujarat Land Development Corporation, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Adoption of Modern Technology for Dryland Agriculture in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1991
Researchers : D. C. Sah and Amita Shah
Sponsor : Gujarat State Fertiliser Corporation, Baroda
Report Title : A Study of Soil Testing Facilities and Activities in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1990
Researchers : D.C. Sah and Amita Shah
Sponsor : Gujarat State Fertiliser Corporation, Baroda
Report Title : Migration and Employment Growth in Two Medium Sized Towns of Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1990
Researcher : Veronique Dupont
Sponsors : French Institute of Scientific Research for Development and Cooperation (ORSTOM), Paris, France
Report Title : Kachchh and Its Agriculture: Problems and Potential
Year of Completion : 1989
Researchers : Pravin Visaria, Sudarshan Iyengar and B.L. Kumar
Sponsor : Gujarat State Agricultural Commission
Report Title : An Evaluation of Farm Information Centres
Year of Completion : 1989
Researchers : Amita Shah and D.C. Sah
Sponsor : Gujarat State Fertiliser Corporation, Baroda
Report Title : Common Property Land Resources
Year of Completion : 1988
Researcher : Sudarshan Iyengar
Sponsor : Ford Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Agro-Mechanical Technology in a Developing Area: A Study of Its Diffusion
Year of Completion : 1987
Researcher : Rakesh Basant
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi