Integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) is a complex undertaking that draws on a range of biophysical and social science disciplines, and involves a wide range of stakeholders operating through multiple processes, and crossing various levels. Conceptually, this means that ICZM represents a significant challenge in terms of improving the way in which different disciplinary 'knowledges' and different forms of knowledge (scientific, managerial, lay, and indigenous) inform decision making.

In mathematics, India’s share of world output stood at around 2% in 2010, while it was 17% for China.

Pragmatism has recently taken up the ‘practice turn’ in order to overcome the neglect of agency in poststructuralist accounts. To explore potential advantages if such an approach is used for an analysis of carbon markets, it is first asked whether a practice approach could allow us to go beyond the dichotomy of agents vs. structures and thus lead to an understanding of carbon assets as a specific configuration of power and authority.

This new study released by the Centre for Development Finance, IFMR, and IIT Madras evaluates the design of the eight climate missions of the country as developed by individual ministries using the principles laid out in the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) of the Prime Minister’s Council.

The study was conducted in rural area of Hisar district of Haryana. A sample of 120 children of primary and middle grade from 4 schools of 2 villages were taken for the present study.

Present trends suggest that many of the poorest countries in the world, including many in sub-Saharan Africa, will not meet the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially MDG 4 (reducing under-five mortality) and MDG 5 (reducing maternal mortality). Even in those countries that are on track to meet health MDGs, striking inequities exist among countries and among socioeconomic groups within them, despite effective and cost-effective interventions being available to improve population health, including that of vulnerable groups.

This document contains the presentation by A. A. Nambi, M.S.

The various mechanisms evolved through global negotiations to deal with shared environmental problems, such as climate change, fall short because they are not located within a larger debate on dealing with human well-being and instead focus only on limiting damage. The United Nations is best placed to support a common understanding on patterns of resource use that are in principle common for all by generating strategic knowledge, also leading to deepening coherence of the global agenda.

The vision statement for Kerala's IT policy is to create a "Knowledge based economy with Global Opportunities" and position "IT@Kerala" as the most preferred IT/ITES investment destination in India and to attract investment in ICT.

The National Mission for Empowerment of Women will soon establish a state-level resource centre to bring about coordination among the schemes of different government departments to ensure the empowerment of all sections of women.

This was disclosed during a consultative meet and workshop on Operationalisation of NMEW in Assam organised by the ministry of women and child development in collabora