This work investigates how China's rise as a global recycling hub affects other countries' prospects for moving towards a circular economy.
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The overall objective of the project is that the Government of India starts using Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) as one of the mechanisms for addressing climate change mitigation.
Strengthening Evidence-based Policy – The Future of Resource/Waste Management in Big Cities of India
The project explores how transformational thinking on resource management could lead to multiple scenarios in the context of emerging economies with a specific focus on India.
Published by: STEPS Centre
Rapid urbanisation in India has led to the development of large urban agglomerations. These urban agglomerations, with dense concentration of population and economic activity, cause significant environmental stresses.
With rising prosperity and urbanisation in emerging anddeveloping economies there has been a rapid expansion of wastegeneration. India,...
China’s Emergence as a Global Recycling Hub – What Does it Mean for Circular Economy Approaches Elsewhere?
Published by: IDS
This Evidence Report investigates how China’s rise as a global recycling hub affects other countries’ prospects for moving towards a circular economy. This question has received little, if any, attention in the burgeoning literature on sustainability.
Published by: Institute of Development Studies
Using the case of Delhi, an analysis of the complex relationship within the private sector players, and between private and public actors, provides novel insights into the potential contribution of public-private partnerships for effective waste management in developing countries.
Published by: Bookwell Publication
This chapter is one of 23 papers assembled for the book 'Cities: The 21st Century India' on urban governance and its related issues. It appears under the theme 'Urban infrastructure and basic services'.
Published by: IDS
This report shows how to get an analytical grip on waste management problems and how to use it for policy and practical purposes.
This article discusses the role of environmental fiscal reforms (EFR) and their application in the Indian context. Concepts and instruments of EFR are summarised with their pros and cons. In the Indian context, there is concern about EFR potentially conflicting with poverty reduction goals but evidence shows that carefully designed policies can offer win-win solutions.