ETC June 12, 2018
VoxEU 6 min read
Indian men seeking education and jobs are reluctant to cross state borders. India’s system of ‘fragmented entitlements’ is to blame, given state-level benefits and residents getting preferred treatment for higher education and government jobs.
Opinion June 7, 2018
Crispino Lobo 6 min read
Watershed management is not just a mechanism to harvest and store water; its larger purpose is to create democratic processes at the village level and enable development that is inclusive, sustainable and meets the needs of the people.
Opinion June 5, 2018
Dr Annapoorna Ravichander Varsha Pillai 5 min read
The findings of a research-to-action project to assess the Swachh Bharat Mission underline the importance of using an extremely contextual, localised approach in implementation.
Opinion May 31, 2018
Dr Himanshu Kulkarni Uma Aslekar 7 min read
In order to make access to water adequate and equitable, we must shift our focus from water sources to water resources. Both science, and community participation and cooperation, are key to addressing our water woes.
Opinion May 30, 2018
Shridhar Venkat 4 min read
It takes two to make non-programmatic investments become a reality in the nonprofit sector. While funders must support sustainability and scaleability of programmes, so must organisations actively communicate what they need.