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The Resource Nature, Economy and Society : Understanding the Linkages

Nature, Economy and Society : Understanding the Linkages

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Nature, Economy and Society : Understanding the Linkages
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Nature, Economy and Society
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Understanding the Linkages
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Nature, Economy and Society : Understanding the Linkages
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  • Contents -- Contributors -- About the Editors -- 1 Ecological Economics: At the Interface of Nature, Economy, and Society -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Ecological Economics: The Pathway to Interdisciplinarity -- 1.3 About the Volume -- 1.3.1 Market Incentives Versus Command and Control -- 1.3.2 Trade and Environmental Management -- 1.3.3 Social Capital -- 1.4 Conclusion -- References -- 2 Nature, Economy and Society: Of Values, Valuation and Policy-Making in an Unequal World -- 2.1 Of Methodology and Values: Towards Deliberative Processes as Links -- 2.2 Of Valuation Within and Outside the Market: Will Valuation of Resources or of Ecosystem Services Help? -- 2.3 Of Emergent Issues Facing the Region and the World: And the Way Ahead -- References -- 3 Social Metabolism and Environmental Conflicts in India -- 3.1 The Standard of Living -- 3.2 The Gross Domestic Product of the Poor -- 3.3 Ecological Distribution Conflicts and the Defence of the Commons -- 3.4 Methods for the Study of Social Metabolism -- 3.5 The HANPP -- 3.6 From Social Metabolism to Valuation Languages -- 3.7 India's Social Metabolism -- 3.8 Regional Variations in Social Metabolism and Resources Extraction Conflicts: The Case of Odisha -- 3.9 Illegal Sand Mining in India -- 3.9.1 The Ban on Iron Mining in Goa -- 3.9.2 Delhi Waste Wars: From Cradle to Grave -- 3.9.3 Shipbreaking in Alang -- 3.10 Sustainability Indicators -- 3.10.1 Climate Change -- 3.11 Conclusion -- References -- 4 Current Status of Environmental and Economic Accounting: Review of Some Countries Experiences and Way Forward for India -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Country Experiences of Resource Accounting: Lessons from Past Practices and Some Current Initiatives -- 4.2.1 Developed Countries -- 4.2.2 Developing Countries -- 4.3 SEEA: The Current Status -- 4.4 SEEA Accounts of Different Sectors
  • 4.4.1 Implementation of SEEA -- 4.4.2 Forestry Accounts -- 4.4.3 Some Other Sector-Specific Studies -- 4.4.3.1 Fisheries -- 4.4.3.2 Water Resources -- 4.5 A Way Forward for Measuring Green GDP of India -- 4.5.1 Some Studies Funded by CSO in India -- 4.5.2 Possible Methods for Measuring Green GDP in India -- 4.5.3 Developing MFA and NAMEA for India -- 4.5.4 Preparing Monetary Accounts of Environmental Changes -- 4.5.5 Using SEEA in India -- 4.5.6 Resource-Specific Studies -- 4.5.6.1 Forestry -- 4.5.6.2 Soil Quality -- 4.5.6.3 Water Resources -- 4.5.6.4 Air -- 4.5.6.5 Subsoil Resources -- 4.5.7 Attempting to Make Estimates of Genuine Savings for India: An Approach to Measure Green GDP -- 4.5.8 Main Recommendations -- 4.5.8.1 Stage I -- 4.5.8.2 Stage II -- 4.5.8.3 Stage III -- 4.6 Conclusion -- References -- 5 Strengthening Forest Resource Valuation and Accounting System: A Case of Forest Resources of Kerala, India -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.1.1 Concepts of FRA -- 5.1.2 Components of FRA -- 5.1.2.1 Forest Assets/Capital Account -- 5.1.2.2 Flow Accounts -- 5.1.2.3 Costs -- 5.1.2.4 Depletion and Economic Depreciation -- 5.2 Materials and Methods -- 5.2.1 Selection of Study Area/Sites -- 5.2.2 Selection of Villages -- 5.2.3 Selection of Households -- 5.2.4 Some Salient Characteristics of the Sample Villages and Households -- 5.2.5 Sources and Methods of Collection of Data -- 5.2.5.1 Primary Data -- 5.2.5.2 Secondary Data -- 5.2.6 Methods of Pricing of Forest Produce -- 5.2.7 Valuation of Free Livestock Grazing -- 5.2.8 Methods of Costing -- 5.2.9 Method of Estimation of Unrecorded Value of Forest Benefits -- 5.2.10 Estimation of Standing Stock and Forestland -- 5.3 Results and Discussion -- 5.3.1 Valuation of State's Forest Assets -- 5.3.2 Value of Forestland -- 5.3.3 Value of Growing Stock -- 5.3.4 Carbon Sequestration -- 5.3.5 Flow Accounts
  • 5.3.5.1 Valuation and Accounting of Forest Goods and Services -- 5.3.6 Recorded Benefits and Costs -- 5.3.7 Unrecorded Benefits and Costs -- 5.3.8 Projection of Benefits at the State Level -- 5.3.9 Extent of Distortions at the State Level -- 5.3.10 Forest Assets Accounts -- 5.3.11 Flow Accounts: Recorded and Unrecorded Tangible Forest Goods and Services -- 5.3.12 Accounts of Expenditure on Forest Management and Protection -- 5.3.13 Consolidated Forest Resource Accounts -- 5.4 A Framework for Integration of FRA with SNA -- 5.5 Conclusions -- References -- 6 Urbanization and Water Supply: An Analysis of Unreliable Water Supply in Bangalore City, India -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Water Supply: Status and Coverage -- 6.3 Causes and Effects of Inefficiency in Urban Water Supply -- 6.4 Growing Scarcity of Drinking Water in Bangalore: Issues -- 6.5 Drying Sources of Water: Now or Never -- 6.6 Economics of Urban Water Supply -- 6.7 Economic Efficiency and Institutional Capability -- 6.8 The Role of Economic Instruments in Water-Use Efficiency -- 6.9 Accounting for Unaccounted Water -- 6.10 Strategies for Improving Economic Efficiency -- References -- 7 Energetics of Irrigation Under Surplus Rainfall Conditions -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Typologies of Ìrrigation' and Their Valuation -- 7.2.1 Typologies of Irrigation -- 7.2.2 Method of Energy Analysis -- 7.2.3 Qualifications Over the ÈTV' -- 7.3 Description of Study Area and Data Sources -- 7.3.1 Rainfall Patterns in the Study Area -- 7.3.2 Data Sources -- 7.4 Measuring Energy Value of Irrigation -- 7.4.1 Case 1.1a (Irrigation with Human Labour) -- 7.4.2 Case 1.1b (Irrigation with Human and Animal Labour) -- 7.4.3 Case 1.2 (Irrigation with Human Labour and Machine) -- 7.5 CWRs in West Bengal -- 7.5.1 Consumptive Use, ET, and Crop Coefficients -- 7.5.1.1 Measuring Consumptive Use -- 7.5.1.2 CU Values
  • 7.6 Results and Discussion -- 7.7 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 8 Governing Firms' Corporate Environmental Response: Success or Failure? Evidence from a Panel Data Based Analysis on Solid Waste Management in Agri-Food Processing Sector of Sri Lanka -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Methodology -- 8.2.1 Conceptual Framework -- 8.2.2 Econometric Specification of the Model -- 8.2.2.1 Specification of the Dependent Variable (SWMPi) -- 8.2.2.2 Specification of Explanatory Variables (Iji) -- 8.2.3 Data Collection -- 8.2.4 Data Analysis -- 8.2.4.1 Count Data Model -- 8.2.4.2 Derivation of Index -- 8.3 Results and Discussions -- 8.3.1 Level of Adoption of Recommended SWMPs -- 8.3.2 Outcome of the Count Data Analysis -- 8.4 Conclusion and Policy Implications -- References -- 9 L̀ivestock for Development' in Resource-Constrained Environment: Would Induction of External Buffalo Breeds Help? -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.1.1 Buffalo Breeds in India and Andhra Pradesh -- 9.2 Study Area and Pashu Kranthi Programme -- 9.2.1 Study Methodology -- 9.2.2 Study Results -- 9.3 Performance of the Inducted Murrah Buffaloes in Field Situation -- 9.4 Comparison of Inducted Murrah Buffaloes with Local Breed -- 9.4.1 Comparative Analysis -- 9.5 Discussion and Policy Implications -- References -- 10 Soil Fertility Management in Semiarid Regions: The Sociocultural, Economic and Livelihood Dimensions of Farmers' Practices-A Case of Andhra Pradesh -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Study Area, Data Collection and Methodology -- 10.3 Findings of the Study -- 10.3.1 Socioeconomics of Sample Households -- 10.3.2 Farmers' SFM Practices -- 10.3.3 Soil Type -- 10.3.4 Agro-biodiversity -- 10.3.5 Crop Rotation -- 10.3.6 Farmers' Perception of Soil Fertility -- 10.3.7 Organic Versus Inorganic Inputs -- 10.4 Recommended Practices Versus Farmers' Practices -- 10.4.1 SFM in Paddy
  • 10.4.2 SFM for Rainfed Groundnut -- 10.5 SFM and TE -- 10.6 Determinants of SFM -- 10.6.1 Probit Analysis -- 10.6.2 Regression Analysis -- 10.7 Conclusion -- References -- 11 Issues on Forest Governance in Contemporary Odisha -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Analytical Issues Related to Natural Resource Governance -- 11.3 Implementation of Forest Policies in Odisha -- 11.3.1 Evolution of Forest Policies and Governance in India -- 11.3.1.1 Pre-Independence Period -- 11.3.1.2 Post-Independence Period -- 11.3.1.3 Forest Management in the Context of Odisha -- 11.3.1.4 National Forest Policy, 1988: A Paradigm Shift -- 11.3.2 Changes in the Policy and Legal Framework: Governance Issues -- 11.3.3 Implementation of PESA -- 11.4 Nature and Outcome of Participatory Forest Management in Odisha -- 11.4.1 Participatory Forest Management (PFM) in Odisha -- 11.4.1.1 Forest Development Agency (FDA) -- 11.4.1.2 Progress Under FDA in Odisha -- 11.4.2 Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP) -- 11.4.2.1 Emergence of Forest Right Acts 2006: A New Hope for the Tribals and Forest Dwellers -- 11.5 Problems Associated with Malfunctioning of Forest Institutions -- 11.5.1 Problems in the Participatory Forest Management -- 11.5.1.1 Organisational Set-up -- 11.5.1.2 Benefit Sharing -- 11.5.1.3 Financial Transparency -- 11.5.1.4 Issue of Tenure Security -- 11.5.1.5 Inter and Intra Conflicts -- 11.5.1.6 Equity Issues -- 11.6 Summary -- 11.7 Appendix 1 (Table 11.1) -- References -- 12 Multifunctional Benefits of Community-Based Mangrove Restoration in Gujarat: An Analysis -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Multifunctionality of Mangroves: Global and Indian Contexts -- 12.2.1 Socioeconomic and Ecological Significance of Mangroves -- 12.2.2 Mangrove Restoration-Role of Local Communities -- 12.2.3 Mangroves and Coastal Protection
  • 12.2.4 Mangroves and Mitigation of Climate Change Effects
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