Sharachchandra Lele

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Among the multiple outputs of forests, the category labeled nontimber forest products, or NTFPs, has drawn increased policy and research attention during the past 20 years. NTFPs have become recognized for their importance in the livelihoods of the many relatively poor households who live in or near forests, especially in the tropics. Policy concern about(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the role of Anganwadi Workers (AWW) for detection and prevention of disability in children below 6 years of age. DESIGN Cross sectional and longitudinal follow up. SETTING Ten Anganwadi Centers in ICDS Urban Project. METHODS Trained AWWs identified disabilities and instituted preventive measures like immunization and(More)
Decentralized wastewater treatment and reuse (DWTRU) using small-scale on-site sewage treatment plants (STPs) is an attractive solution addressing the problems of water pollution and scarcity, especially in rapidly urbanizing cities in developing countries, where centralized infrastructure for wastewater treatment is inadequate. But decentralized systems(More)
T collectively about complex problems requires crossing boundaries both horizontally (across disciplines) and vertically (across experts, policymakers, practitioners, and the public) (Klein 2004). Although the debates on climate change discussed elsewhere in this issue (Norgaard and Baer 2005a) exemplify strong boundary crossing in both dimensions, most(More)
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