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Agriculture and Rural Development
Sector Brief:Agriculture
Feature:JIYO – Improving the Livelihoods of Rural Artisans in India, Apr 2010
Report:Horticulture: From Competing at Home to Competing Abroad, Apr 2007
Interview:What Can be Done to Renew Indian Agriculture?, Feb 2007
Feature:Land Records Online, May 2004
Sector Brief:Education in India
Primary Education
Overview:Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
Feature:Primary Education for All, Mar 2010
Feature:With more girls in school, Rajasthan’s old social order is changing, Oct 2009
Results Profile:India: Making Elementary Education Universal, Sep 2009
FAQs:SSA: India's Education for All Program, Aug 2008
Feature:How “Bollywood” Music Videos Are Boosting Literacy, Nov 2003
Secondary Education
:Expanding secondary education is critical, Nov 2009
Report:Secondary Education in India: Universalizing Opportunity
Technical Education
Feature:Transforming Technical Education in India, Mar 2010
Results Profile:Promoting Technical Excellence, Feb 2010
Results Profile:Access to Technical Education in India, Jun 2007
Sector Brief:Environmental Management in India
Report:Strategies for Low Carbon Growth
Feature:Saving the Fragile Ecology in Himachal Pradesh, Jul 2009

Climate Change Impacts in Drought and Flood-Affected Areas, May 2009

FAQ:Climate Change, April 2008
Report:Strengthening Institutions for Sustainable Growth, Apr 2007
Feature:What Makes Environmental Sustainability the Next Great Challenge for India?, Jan 2007
Feature:Responding Quickly to the Gujarat Earthquake in India, Sep 2002
Sector Brief:Gender in India
Sector Brief:Health, Nutrition and Population, Apr 2007
Report:Health Care Waste Management, Lessons from Experience, Apr 2005
Report:India’s Undernourished Children, May 2006
Project Update:

Reducing Malnutrition in Tamil Nadu, Jul 2002

Maternal and Infant Mortality
Feature:Tamil Nadu Reduces Infant and Maternal Mortality, Apr 2010
Feature:Piloting an Integrated Approach to Child Development, Oct 2008
Project Background:Reproductive and Child Health II, August 2006
Project Update:Improving Reproductive and Child Health, Nov 2003
Feature:Malaria – New Approach in Battle Against Complex Disease, Apr 2010
Feature:Controlling Malariaand Eradicating Kala Azar and Polio, Sept 2008
Feature:New Approach to Malaria Control, Jul 2008
Project Update:Controlling Malaria in India, Apr 2005
Feature:India's Tuberculosis Program Provides Hope to Millions, Apr 2010
Feature:Fighting Tuberculosis in India, Dec 2007
Results Profile:India: Cataract Blindness Control Project, Sep 2008
Results Profile:India: Second National Leprosy Project, Sep 2008
Project Update:India Makes Final Assault on Polio, Apr 2004
Project Update:Bringing Health Care and Education Programs to the Slums, Jul 2002
Sector Brief:HIV/AIDS in India
Feature:Sex worker-run Restaurant Fights Stigma and Discrimination in Mysore
Competition:Development Marketplace 2008: To fight stigma and discrimination against people with HIV / AIDS
Project Brief:Prevention Measures Stem the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Conference:Tackling HIV
Feature:Corporate Responses to HIV/AIDS, Jul 2007
Project:3rd National HIV/AIDS Control Project, Jul 2007

HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention, Aug 2004

 FAQs Dec 2011: Mariam Claeson talks about the current status of AIDS control in India 
Sector Brief:Hydropower Development in India
Sector Brief:India’s Power Sector, 2010
Feature:A POWERGRID, A Partnership Beyond Expectations, May 2008
Results Profile:India Electrification, March 2010
Report:Options for Low Carbon Development, Dec 2009
Project:Coal-Fired Generation Rehabilitation Project, June 2009

Environmental Issues in the Power Sector, Feb 2004

Sector Brief:Transportation in India
Feature:Upgraded road opens up Mizoram’s far-flung and poor interior, July 2010
Feature:Rural Roads Open Up New Opportunities in Himachal and Rajasthan,
April 2008
Feature:India: Mumbai Urban Transport Project, Oct 2007
Results Profile:Gujarat, India, Highway Improvements, Apr 2010
Results Profile:New All-Weather Roads Boost Rural Incomes, Sept 2009
Sector Brief:Urbanization in India

Public Financial Management and Accountability in Urban Local Bodies,
Jan 2008

Feature:World Bank Helps Train New Breed of Professional Urban Managers,
Nov 2006
Sector Brief:Water Sector in India
Report:Groundwater, A Valuable but Diminishing Resource, Mar 2010
Report:India’s Water Economy: Bracing for a Turbulent Future, Oct 2005

Indus Waters Treaty 1960, Apr 2010

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation
Sector Brief:Rural Water Supply
Results Profile:Uttarakhand Rural Water Supply Project, Sep 2009
Results Profile:Karnataka Watershed Development Project, Mar 2007
Feature:Higher Incomes in India's Karnataka Watershed, Mar 2007
Feature:A Self-help Story: Kerala villagers put water on tap, Oct 2006

Bridging the Gap between Water Supply Infrastructure and Service, Jan 2006

Urban Water Supply and Sanitation
Sector Brief:Urban Water Supply
Poverty and Empowerment

Moving Out of Poverty, June 2009

Reconstruction after a Disaster

One Year After Tsunami, Dec 2005

South - South Cooperation
Feature:What can Africa learn from India's IT miracle?, Dec 2008
Feature:Can India’s Dairy Revolution be Repeated in Africa?, Oct 2008
Report:People with Disabilities in India, From Commitments and Outcomes,
Nov 2007
Feature:Small and Medium Enterprises: India's Engines of Growth, Mar 2010
Andhra Pradesh
Feature:Villages in Andhra Pradesh innovate to fight drought and climate change,
Apr 2010
Feature:An Innovative Way of Sharing Diminishing Groundwater, Mar 2010
Feature:Women's Empowerment in Andhra Pradesh, Sept 2007
Feature:A new beginning for girl child laborers in Andhra Pradesh, Jun 2008
Results Profile:Increased Incomes for 8 Million Women in Andhra Pradesh, Feb 2007
Feature:Poor Rural Women's Impressive Enterprise, Oct 2006

Unlocking Andhra’s Growth Potential, Apr 2004


Changing the Contours of Farming in Assam, Oct 2006

Feature:Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project Gives New Lease of Life to Thousands,
Apr 2010
Feature:Bihar – India’s Poorest State – Begins to Turn Around, Mar 2010
Feature:Can Bihar get out of the poverty trap?, Oct 2007
Report:Bihar, A Development Strategy, June 2005
Feature:Restoring the Fertility of Parched Lands in Karnataka, Sept 2007
Report:Orissa in Transition, Jun 2008
Tamil Nadu
Feature:Empowerment and Rural Poverty in Tamil Nadu, Jan 2009
Results Profile:Tamil Nadu Empowerment and Poverty Reduction Project, Sep 2009
Feature:A New Way of Cultivating Rice, Jun, 2008
Uttar Pradesh
Feature:In Uttar Pradesh, Farmers Green Their Barren Lands, Oct 2006

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