Dr. Sharachchandra Lele

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Dr. Sharachchandra Lele
Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Policy & Governance


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  • Lele, S. and A. Menon (Eds.) (2014). Democratizing Forest Governance in India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
  • Menon, A., P.Singh, E.Shah, Lele, S., S. Paranjape, and K.J. Joy. (2007). Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Issues and Cases from South Asia, Sage India. [pdf] [Doodha Toli case study]
  • Krishnaswamy, J., Lele, S., and R. Jayakumar (Eds.) (2006). Hydrology and Watershed Services in the Western Ghats of India: Effects of land use and land cover change, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi. 
  • Lélé, S., G. Kadekodi and B. Agrawal (Eds.) (2002). Interdisciplinarity in Environmental Research: Concepts, Barriers and Possibilities, Indian Society for Ecological Economics, New Delhi. For ordering, please mail to: [INSEE].


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Journal Articles

Dubash, N. K., R. Khosla, U. Kelkar and S. Lele 2018 India and Climate Change: Evolving Ideas and Increasing Policy Engagement Annual Review of Environment and Resources 43 (1): 395-424.
V S Patil, B K Thomas, S Lele, M Eswar, V Srinivasan 2018 Adapting or Chasing Water? Crop Choice and Farmers Responses to Water Stress in Peri-Urban Bangalore, India Irrigation and drainage,Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1002/ird.2291

Popular Writings

Sharachchandra Lele, Shrinivas Badiger, Bejoy K Thomas
Sharachchandra Lele, Veena Shrinivasan

Book Chapters

Srinivasan, V., Lele, S., Thomas, B.K. and Jamwal, P. , 2017 , Whose River? The changing waterscape of the upper Arkavathy under urbanisation , In Hiremath, A. J., Rai, N. and Siddhartha, A. (Eds), Transcending boundaries: Reflecting on twenty years of action and research at ATREE. pp. 122-131. Bangalore: ATREE.
Setty, R.S., Lele, S. and Aggarwal, S. , 2017 , Non-Timber Forest Products, Livelihoods and Sustainability: What have we learnt? , In Hiremath, A. J., Rai, N. and Siddhartha, A. (Eds), Transcending boundaries: Reflecting on twenty years of action and research at ATREE. pp. 10-19. Bangalore: ATREE.

Discussion Papers

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Amit John kurien

  • Ph.D. student
  • Forests & Governance
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Anuja Datye

  • Ph.D. Student
  • Forests & Governance