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Significant Partnerships

Significant Partnerships

The Hunger Project Partners with the Environmental Defense Fund The Hunger Project and the US based Environmental Defense Fund have agreed to partner on the issue of climate change, specifically regarding how it affects the rural population in India. The Environmental Defense Fund works to solve environmental problems by working with businesses, governments, and communities … Continue reading

Partnering With Media to Enhance Women's Leadership

Partnering With Media to Enhance Women's Leadership

The Sarojini Naidu Prize for Best Reporting of Women in Panchayati Raj The press plays a critical role in India. Throughout the twentieth century, India’s media have participated in the Freedom Movement, generated response to famine and disaster, and strengthened Indian democracy. India’s constitutional commitment to women’s leadership in their village councils is the next … Continue reading

National Platform to Promote Decentralisation

National Platform to Promote Decentralisation

The National Platform to Promote Decentralisation (NPPD) is an attempt to tap and consolidate the various initiatives in local governance in the realm of democratic decentralisation by individuals, governmental and non-governmental agencies as well as international donors operating in India. The NPPD encompasses both action-oriented interventions as well as commissioned research studies to map, identify … Continue reading