Case Studies

Fortifying the collection and recycling system of Post-Consumer Tetra Pak Cartons

Mr Sourabh Manuja

Study recommends a well established value chain for collectors and awareness among recyclers of the potential of cartons

Making micro-credit financing a vehicle for clean energy in rural India

Mr P B Singh

Partnership with a local micro-finance institution helps take clean cooking and lighting technology into poor homes in a village in Bihar

Losing the benefits of forests to degradation?

Dr Pia Sethi,Ms Vidhu Kapur,Dr Sukanya Das,Mr Balwant Singh Negi

The study examines the value of Uttarakhand's forests to local communities and to tourists

Modeling the Economics of Grassland Degradation in Banni, India

Mr Mihir Mathur,Mr Kabir Sharma

Banni grasslands was once the finest tropical grassland in Asia, but with the encroachment of the landscape by Prosopis juliflora has rendered the region unsuitable for several of its activities such as cattle rearing that has hit the livelihood of its people.

Quenching the thirst - Success stories of Project FLOW

Ms Taru Mehta

The Bharti Airtel-TERI initiative provides safe drinking water access and raises awareness on water and sanitation in schools

RCC check dams boost farmer incomes

Crops did not receive sufficient water during critical growth stages due to poor water retention in the fieldsFarmers in Jhapusabari Pt. III village in Dhubri district of Assam faced dual problems of flooding and water scarcity.

Taking Alwar for a ride: Mini passenger public transport service in Alwar

Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate,Dr Seema Singh,Ms Sangeetha Ann Wilson,Ms Megha Kumar

With a population of about 315,310 persons in 2011 (Census, Government of India), the city of Alwar is one of the fastest growing urban areas in Rajasthan state as well as the National Capital Region (NCR) in India. The rapid pace of industrialisation in the city is accompanied by increasing residential, commercial and industrial areas in the city, which have increased pressures on the existing infrastructure.

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services

Ms Raina Singh

Identifying a Database Management System (DBMS) to support the Goa government to address the impacts of sea-level rise in its planning strategies

Solar-powered lamps to the rescue of earthquake survivors in Nepal

When the quake jolted, sun paved the way for survival - The solar lanterns provided by TERI to the earthquake survivors in Nepal aided as much-needed light source in testing times Hundreds of earthquake-affected families in Ratanchaura and Baseshwor Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Sindhuli district are no longer sitting in darkness after receiving solar-powered lamps donated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Bringing back traditional farming in Uttarakhand

A TERI initiative, funded by the Louis Dreyfus Foundation, in chosen villages of Uttarakhand has been working to revitalise the region's traditional crops and practices to improve local food security in a sustainable manner. While these crops are rich in many important nutrients and resilient to disease, drought, etc., their use and acceptability had declined over the years.