Publications

Policy Wayforward for the New Development Bank_March 2017
Policy Wayforward for the New Development Bank_March 2017

Vasudha Foundation in collaboration with Oxfam India and inputs from ASUL, Brazil, conducted a study to compile existing practices and policies of International Financial Institutions with their presence in one or more BRICS countries across six major focus themes. The detailed compilation of the observations is presented in the report titled “Policy Wayforward for the

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Infographic: Pre-feasibility Analysis for Shifting from Diesel to Electric Auto-rickshaws in Gurgaon
Infographic: Pre-feasibility Analysis for Shifting from Diesel to Electric Auto-rickshaws in Gurgaon

Sustainable transport was one of the priority areas that was identified in the previous interaction with various stakeholders of the city of Gurgaon. Consequently, the Vasudha team embarked on a pre-feasibility analysis to understand the social requirement of Gurgaon travelers and economic considerations of service providers in Gurgaon. The results of the online and offline

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Infographic: Citizen’s Greening Initiatives
Infographic: Citizen’s Greening Initiatives

This infographic, designed as a part of the project, ‘Preparing Cities to be Climate Resilient- Prioritizing Actions and Identifying Resources’ was prepared to bring to light the green initiatives undertaken by residents themselves, in a residential complex named Nirvana Country in Gurgaon. The residents installed solar photovoltaic panels on their rooftops and became both producers

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Policy Framework and Preparedness for Implementing Measures to Effectively Deal with Climate Change
Policy Framework and Preparedness for Implementing Measures to Effectively Deal with Climate Change

Vasudha Foundation with support from Heinrich Böll Foundation India published the report “Policy Framework and Preparedness for Implementing Measures to Effectively Deal with Climate Change- An Analysis of four states in India” on 16th December 2016. This report assesses preparedness of the states Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu in addressing climate change mapped

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Fourth Edition: BRICS Voices

Vasudha Foundation presents the fourth edition and the June issue of the newsletter BRICS Voices. It is a quarterly newsletter to foster greater engagement of CSOs on BRICS with a view to promote inclusion and accountability. An initiative of civil society groups on BRICS issues from the member countries, in partnership with Oxfam India, the

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A Study of India Bhutan Energy Agreements and the Implementation of Hydropower Projects in Bhutan

Vasudha Foundation in collaboration with Oxfam India did a detailed analysis of the energy cooperation between India and Bhutan, the modalities and conditionalities of the agreements signed by them.  Further, the study also identified specific projects undertaken as part of the energy cooperation agreement, particularly in the hydro-electric sector.  Six key projects were identified for

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Third Edition: BRICS Voices

  Vasudha Foundation presents the Third edition and the February issue of the newsletter BRICS Voices  It is a quarterly newsletter to foster greater engagement of CSOs on BRICS with a view to promote inclusion and accountability. An initiative of civil society groups on BRICS issues from the member countries, in partnership with Oxfam India,

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Second Edition: BRICS Voices

Vasudha Foundation presents the second edition and the November issue of the newsletter BRICS Voices. It is a quarterly newsletter to foster greater engagement of CSOs on BRICS with a view to promote inclusion and accountability. An initiative of civil society groups on BRICS issues from the member countries, in partnership with Oxfam India, the

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Newsletter: BRICS Voices

Vasudha Foundation has started a newsletter series ‘BRICS Voices’. It is a quarterly newsletter to foster greater engagement of CSOs on BRICS with a view to promote inclusion and accountability. An initiative of civil society groups on BRICS issues from the member countries, in partnership with Oxfam India, the newsletter shares thought pieces and information

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A Handbook of Climate Finance in India

This hand-book has been designed as a guide for civil society groups, and other stakeholders in India to understand the various issues around climate finance needs and flows specific to the Indian context. It seeks to analyze the current institutional and governance structure for climate finance in India. Additionally, it also seeks to assess the

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Mandla District Energy Plan

Vasudha Foundation in partnership with WWF-India, conducted a study in Mandla District, Madhya Pradesh with an aim to highlight how renewable energy solutions are feasible and economically viable options for districts. It prepared a district energy plan focusing on generating electricity through green sources, ultimately achieving 100 per cent Green Energy for the region. The

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STATE ACTION PLAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE FOR NAGALAND

Through the NSAPCC, the Government of Nagaland commits itself to help the state achieve its developmental goals through a path that will enable conserve its natural resources without compromising on livelihood and food security. The state visualizes the Action Plan to serve the dual purpose of integrating climate concerns in its developmental plans into the

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STATE ACTION PLAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE FOR SIKKIM

Draft Copy The State Action Plan on Climate Change for Sikkim seeks to devise strategies to address the concerns of the state pertaining to water, agriculture, forests, energy, urban and rural habitats, and communities. The Action Plan would strengthen the policies and programmes of the Sikkim government that have been undertaken in the past two

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ACCESS TO ENERGY FOR THE POOR: THE CLEAN ENERGY OPTION

A Joint Publication by Oil Change International, ActionAid International and Vasudha Foundation, India June 2011 Increasing access to modern energy services for the worlds poorest is a critical development issue. A number of initiatives are currently underway-internationally, nationally, and locally- to increase access to energy services. These initiatives prove that energy access and clean energy

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Shifting of Goal Post

Rural Electrification in India: A Progress Report India continues to face huge energy deficits. Frequent power outages and disruptions in electricity supply have become a norm too. The overall deficit of power is close to 86,000 Million kWh, with daily peak hours demand shortage being 13,000 Million kWh, resulting in power outages ranging from 2-20

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