Fourth INSEE Biennial Conference, 2005, Mumbai
Ecology and Human Well Being
3 - 4 June 2005

Technical Session I-A: Ecological and Social Resilience
Presenter Paper
Islam M Z A, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh Social Resilience of the Riverbank Erosion Displacees in Bangladesh: A Case of Environmental Disaster.
Nallathiga R, Bombay First, Mumbai Analysing the Vulnerability of Dry Ecosystems of Desertification due to Environmental Resource Degradation in Anantapur: The need for Enhancing Ecological and Social Resilience
Mukherjee S, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore Human Well-Being and Ecological Sustainability: Some Issues Revisited
Sathyapalan J and Iyengar S, Centre for Social Studies, Surat Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Changes due to Salinity Ingress and Ground Water Depletion: A Study of Coastal Gujarat, India
Sri B S and Prasad MSV, Mrs. AVN College, Visakhapatnam Reconciling Weak and Strong Sustainability
Technical Session I-B: Ecosystem Services and Quality of Life (Wetlands)
Presenter Paper
Gupta A C and Bhattacharya R N, Muralidhar Girls’ College, Kolkata Fish Biodiversity of Digha Fishery in Eastern India: An Empirical Analysis.
Gupta K and Chowdhury J, Burdwan University, Burdwan Aquaculture Vs. Wild Shrimp Fisheries: A Bio-Economic Analysis for West Bengal and Orissa.
Jyothishi A and Parthasarathy R, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Gota, Ahmedabad The TAWA Reservoir Fisheries Management Experiences and Options
Pandit C and Gupta K, Burdwan University, Burdwan Valuation of Inland Wetlands: A Study on Some Selected Wetlands for the Burdwan District of West Bengal.
Technical Session II-A: Ecosystem Services and Quality of Life (Land and Protected Areas)
Presenter Paper
Shah A, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Gota, Ahmedabad Linking Conservation with Livelihood: Lessons from Management of Gir-Protected Area in Western India
Mitra R and Hazra S, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Agricultural Vulnerability at Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Orissa
Nayak S, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow Land Degradation in Uttar Pradesh: Causes, Extent and Intensity
Singh A, Kumar R, Jain P K and Mangal A K, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Environmental Implications of Integrated Pest Management: A Case Study of Paddy and Vegetables in Irrigated Eco-system
Technical Session II-B: Policy Reforms and Sustainable Development
Presenter Paper
Hooja R, Uniara Bagh,Jaipur Towards a Policy for Livestock in Watershed Development Programmes Livestock-Environment-Watershed Interactions in India: A Synthesis of Five State Level Reports
Panth P, Osmania University, Hyderabad Globalisation and Sustainable Development: Economic and Environmental Conflicts
Jena P R, Sahu N C and Rath B, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Does Trade Liberalization Create Pollution Haven? An Indian Experience
Gupta H K and A.K. Gulati, Forest Survey of India, Shimla Conflicting Policy, Institutional and Legal Framework for Natural Resource Management in the North West Himalayas, India
Technical Session III-A: Institutions and Governance
Presenter Paper
Prasad P M, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Environmental Protection: The Role of Regulatory System in India
Mukhopadhyay L, Jogamaya Devi College, Calcutta Potential of Successful Voluntary Participation in Effort Regulation Programme in Common Property Resource Field Nested in Private Property Regime with Inequality
Saravanan V S, University of Queensland, Chamberlain Building, St. Lucia, Brisbane Queensland-4068, Australia Integrating Watershed Management: Stakeholders, Their Dynamics and Institutions
Sahu G, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore Environmental Governance in India
Technical Session III-B: Social Perceptions and Limits to Valuation of Ecosystems
Presenter Paper
Bandyopadhyay S, Narayanan K, Ramanathan A, University of Kalyani, West Bengal Social Perceptions and Valuation of Urban Wetlands of Kolkata Region
Mondal D, Singh S, Dhameliya J V, Foundation for Ecological Security, PO Box-29, NDDB Campus, Anand Assessing the Value of our Forests: Quantification and Valuation of Revegetation Efforts
Bleys B, Universiteit Brussel, Brussels Alternative Welfare Measures Overview and Case Study for India.
Sri B S and Prasad M S V, College of Management Studies, GITAM, Visakhapatnam Limits to Economic Valuation of Ecosystems: What is Best?
Technical Session IV-A: Valuation of Ecosystems and Their Services
Presenter Paper
Das S, Swami Shardhanand College, Delhi Storm Protection Value of Mangroves from the Valuation of Expected Damage to Properties and Lives due to Cyclones in Coastal Orissa
Stanley W D L, Regional Agricultural Research Centre, Makandura, Gonawila, Sri Lanka Significance of Placing a Value on Wet Land Conservation to Uphold Quality of Life in Sri Lanka
Deshmukh B, Godihal J and Sharma M, MIT, Aurangabad Impact of Water Pollution and Degree of Treatability - Valuation for Ecosystem changes
Hazra S and Sen R, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata Valuation Techniques For Coastal Ecosystem Changes in India and a Few Neighboring Countries
Technical Session IV-B: Community and Natural Resources Management
Presenter Paper
Balasubramaniyan R, D.G. Vaishnav College, Chennai Ecological Issues, Forest Management And Dalits - A Study
George J, NIRD-NERC, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati Informal Vs Formal Panchayats in Managing Common Property Resources: A Case Study of Traditional Drinking Water System “Oorni” in Ramnathapuram District, Tamil Nadu
Sahu P and Pradhan N B, Gopalpur College, Ganjam, Orissa An Appraisal of Community Based Fishery Management for Sustainable Development of Marine Fishermen (A Case Study in Orissa)
Sudha P, Ramaprasad V, Bhat P R, Jagannatha R R and Ravindranath N. H, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Are Incentives to Community Participation in Joint Forest Planning and Management in Karnataka Sufficient for Their Involvement in Forest Protection?
HN Chanakya, ST Somashekara Reddy and P Balachandra, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Sustainability and Food Security Articulations among Resource Poor Farmers' Groups in Tamil Nadu, South India
Nakul Chettri and Eklabya Sharma Landscape Conservation Approach for Bio-Socio Resilience in the Kangchenjunga Complex
Technical Session V-A: Collective Actions for Ecosystem Management
Presenter Paper
Husain Z, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata Collective Action in an Embedded Choice Model: A Study of Fishing Cooperatives in Calcutta
Dhanya B and Purushothaman S, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam Assessing the Role of Self-Help Groups in Ensuring Conservation Linked Livelihoods in MM Hills, Karnataka.
Bhakat R K, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal People’s Initiative Revives A Sacred Grove
Nayanika Singh, GEF Cell, UNDP/MoEF, New Delhi A Search for Village Community in DEORI
Technical Session V-B: Sustainable Land Use Management
Presenter Paper
Devi P I, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala Is Irrigation Water Only Used for Irrigation? An Enquiry into the Alternate Uses and Its Value.
Vashisht A K and Kumar S S, IARI, New Delhi Role of Interactive Multiple Goal Linear Programming in Land Use Planning: Linking Biophysical Evaluation with Socio-Economics – An Illustration for the State of Haryana
Srivastava S C, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad Environment and Community Action: A Case Study of Shifting Cultivation
Rani Ch. R, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad Environment and Sustainable Agriculture Through Community Action: A Case Study in Andhra Pradesh.