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  • Environmental Valuation in South Asia

    Edited by: A.K. Enamul Haque,M. N. Murty and Priya Shyamsundar


    Environmental Valuation in South Asia is about understanding the value of environmental services in South Asia . The book provides an overview of different environmental problems in South Asia and examines how economic valuation techniques can be used to assess these problems. It offers robust evidence of the economic benefits of resource conservation and identifies costs associated with a decline in environmental quality as South Asian economies grow. It brings together multiple case studies on valuation undertaken by economists and environmental scientists from Bangladesh , India , Pakistan , Nepal and Sri Lanka under the aegis of the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE). Read More.....

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  • Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

    Edited by: Rucha Ghate, Narpat Jodha and Pranab Mukhopadhyay


    From land management to water rights, this book looks at the current status of Common Property Resources, or CPRs, in South Asia. Developed countries have managed to establish well-defined property rights over numerous resources, and in some instances, extended non-exclusionary rights over privately owned resources over an extended period of time. In the developing world, however, the share of community property is extensive, either as a response to an expanding market or because the exposure to markets in still in its nascent stage. This coupled with the demands of globalization, has led to t ... Read more...

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