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P.K. Viswanathan is a PhD in Economics from Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore. He started his academic career in 1994 as a Scientist (Eco.) at the Rubber Research Institute of India. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok during 2005 and later at the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand during 2006-07. Since 2007, he has been working as Associate Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, India. Areas of his research interests include: economics and management of natural resources; analysis of water institutions and policies; agrarian transformation and rural livelihoods; economics of climate change and conservation of natural resources. He also teaches a course on Environmental Management and Sustainable Development at the Amrita School of Business, Amrita University, Cochin. He also had worked as an International Consultant for Agricultural Census Studies, FAO of the United Nations, Lao PDR, Vientiane. 

M. Dinesh Kumar is a Ph. D in Water Management, and has 25 years of professional experience undertaking research, action research, field implementation, consulting and training in the field of water resources. He is currently the Executive Director of Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy (IRAP) in Hyderabad, India. He has nearly 150 publications to his credit, including five books, three edited volumes, and several papers in international journals. His internationally acclaimed works are on virtual water trade, energy-groundwater nexus, agricultural water productivity, economics of water harvesting and artificial groundwater recharge, and water management in river basins and integrated urban water management. He is associate Editor of Water Policy and Member of the Editorial Board of Int. Journal of Water Resources Development

A. Narayanamoorthy is presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Economics and Rural Development, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu, India.  Earlier, he worked with the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra and also with the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai. He specializes in the area of irrigation including micro irrigation and watershed management. He has published six books, three mimeographs and over 100 research papers in well recognised international and national journals. He is a recipient of the prestigious Professor Ramesh Chandra Agrawal Award of excellence awarded for the outstanding contribution in the field of agricultural economics by the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Mumbai, has also awarded the coveted NABARD Chair Professor position to him, which is one among the five chairs established at the all India level. He also worked as the members of the policy committees constituted by the Government of India, New Delhi. 
  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Book series: India Studies in Business and Economics
  • Ean Code: 9789811003486
  • ISBN: 9789811003486
  • Publisher: SPRINGER
  • E-Book type: PDF
  • Kopierschutz: Watermark
  • Format: pdf
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