Case Studies & Publications

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Impact Assessment on SSP India by HEC Paris, Business school in Jouy-en-Josas, France 2017
Swayam Shikshan Prayog – Social Impact Assessment by Sunila RAJAN, Nathalie TEER, Marie WAGNER and René LUTTER – HEC Paris, Business school in Jouy-en-Josas, France, 12 July 2017

Draft Report on Impact study on Promoting resilient farming systems in India by Misereor
Draft report of the study on `Sustainable pathways for better food systems in India’ – Empowering women farmers’ for promoting resilient farming systems. The study was conducted by Lorenz Bachmann with André Gonçalves and Phanipriya Nandula with the support of Misereor during April to September 2016. SSP was one of the three Misereor partner organizations from India, Brazil and Senegal selected for the study. 30th June 2017

Standing Up to Drought: How women farmers are overcoming severe water scarcity in India’s Maharashtra State
a story of ordinary women planting seeds of hope to overcome the worst ever drought this year. On 1st July 2016, thousands of people in Maharashtra planted trees to avert the environment crisis. This powerful photo essay by Atish Patel describes about how SSP supported by Misereor and Huairou Commission in partnership with thousands of women farmers to mitigate the impact of drought in Maharashtra. Link to the story

wPOWER: Connecting the DOTS – A Resource Guide
Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Clean Energy program (wPOWER India) is an innovative market-based partnership model, empowering rural women as clean energy entrepreneurs and energy leaders.

India’s Green Entrepreneurs
Learn about the wPOWER program led by Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) supported by the US Department of State and USAID/India that’s empowering rural women and helping to bring about a greener tomorrow.

Impact Assessment on wPOWER Program by Planet D’Entrepreneurs, August 2015

wPOWER is an innovative, market-based partnership model, empowered over 1000 rural women as clean energy entrepreneurs and environment leaders. Conceived by USAID and implemented by SSP, it aims to place rural women at the heart of the climate change agenda and is creating green economies in rural India and Africa.


The Lighthouse Women: Lighting Our Climate Future

 


Women and Disasters in South Asia: Survival, Security and Development

A book published by Routledge India on June 16, 2016. This book will interest scholars and researchers of disaster management, rehabilitation studies, gender, environment, ecology and sociology and be useful to institutions dealing with natural and man-made disasters, non-governmental organisations and disaster recovery professionals.


Community-Led Partnerships for Resilience

Published by World Bank-Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) on March 16, 2015. It is part of GFDRR’s effort to establish an evidence base documenting the important role community based civil society actors play in demonstrating and accelerating the implementation of locally appropriate risk reduction and resilience strategies.


Building Women’s Leadership and Fostering Collaborations toward Community Disaster Resilience

This document report was intended to equip women from resource-poor communities to shape community disaster resilience agendas and practices on the ground. The report captures the innovations, good practices and impact of the project that unfolded in India.


Forced Migration: Review

This document report was intended to equip women from resource-poor communities to shape community disaster resilience agendas and practices on the ground. The report captures the innovations, good practices and impact of the project that unfolded in India.


Workshop Series “Gender Impacts of Disaster & Disaster Reconstruction Process”

Presented by All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, Ahmedabad and The Prajnya Trust, Chennai Organized by Tamil Nadu State Land Use Research Board State Planning Commission Ezhilagam, Chepauk, Chennai , India to provide insights and lessons that will add value.


Women’s Participation in Disaster Relief and Recovery – 2007

The detailed case studies provides examples of how low-income women who have lost everything can form groups and become active participants in the relief and recovery process. The article also examines the roles that NGOs and government policy and procedures play in facilitating (or impeding) women’s involvement.