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Making (De)centralization Work in South Asia

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

In many countries across the South Asia region, further decentralization is a high policy priority. These policies are part of a global decentralization trend, which aims to ...

Defending Decentralization in Kerala

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Kerala is one of the few states in India considered to have taken serious efforts in transferring powers to Local Self Government (LSG) institutions for strengthening the ...

A Decentralised Approach to Water Disputes

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The chief minister of Karnataka has requested the Prime Minister to call a meeting of the party States to sort out this year’s Cauvery water-sharing problem. It would be ...

India (Kerala): A Model Groundwater Bill

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

It seeks to make groundwater a common pool resource, reduce its pollution and degradation, and protect ecosystems and their biological diversity. The Union Ministry of Water ...