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The Asia Foundation
Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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Please note: Years listed represent the fiscal year in which the project took place. Projects from a completed fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30) are typically added in the following Spring. Fiscal Year 2013 projects will be added in Spring, 2014.

Displaying 118 Projects

Projects : India

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2012

Addressing Domestic Violence in Delhi: Filling the Gap between Intents and Outcomes

Supporting a study on government and civil society initiatives to address violence against women in the city of New Delhi.

Local Partner:

Institute of Social Studies Trust

Total Expenditures: $1,901

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Addressing Violence against Women in Meghalaya

Building gender-sensitive approaches among police personnel toward victims of gender-based violence in the state of Meghalaya, and strengthening links between the police and local communities to work jointly to combat crimes against women.

Local Partner:

North East Network

Total Expenditures: $6,867

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC)

Supporting a meeting and public event on “Emerging Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation” in New Delhi from March 5-7, 2012.

Local Partner:

Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

Total Expenditures: $953

Funding Sources:
Korea Development Institute (KDI)
2012

Books For Asia

Acquisition and distribution of 6,163 children’s books, 10,318 university-level books, and lab equipment in five Indian states: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, and Tamil Nadu.

Local Partner:

Confederation of Indian Industry

Total Expenditures: $15,504

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Budget Transparency and Accountability in Local Governance in Madhya Pradesh

Improving budget transparency and accountability in local governance for more effective planning and resource allocation in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Local Partner:

Debate

Total Expenditures: $18,397

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Capacity Building of the Panchayat Mahasangh to Deepen Grassroots Democracy in Madhya Pradesh

Building the capacity of the Panchayat Mahasangh, a network of more than 4,000 elected representatives in the state of Madhya Pradesh, to strengthen decentralization, participatory democracy, and responsive governance.

Local Partner:

Samarthan Centre for Development Support

Total Expenditures: $15,767

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Combating Human Trafficking across the India (Bihar)-Nepal Border

Strengthening the capacity of law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in two border districts in the state of Bihar to combat human trafficking across the India-Nepal border through training and capacity building programs for law enforcement agencies, NGOs, and local elected representatives; mobilization of local communities; and strengthened coordination and networking among civil society organizations, media, and law enforcement agencies at the district level.

Local Partner:

Jan Jagran Sansthan

Total Expenditures: $28,773

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Combating Human Trafficking along the India (West Bengal)-Bangladesh Border through Police Training and Community Mobilization

Strengthening the capacity of the police and local communities to combat trafficking from Bangladesh into three border districts in the state of West Bengal through training and capacity building programs for the police, local elected representatives, NGOs, and women and youth groups; peer education programs in schools; and legal aid and counseling for trafficking victims.

Local Partner:

Socio-Legal Aid Research and Training Centre

Total Expenditures: $17,784

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Cost of Economic Non-Cooperation to Consumers in South Asia (COENCOSA) Phases 1 & 2

Conducting a study to highlight the gains that would accrue to consumers of five South Asian countries (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) from enhanced regional trade integration. Presenting major findings of the study at a regional meeting in Kathmandu in February 2012. Building upon the results of the research, deciding that next phase activities would be result- and action-oriented, focusing on procedural non-tariff barriers and on awareness raising, including media coverage, networking and advocacy within each of the five countries and across the concerned countries.

2012

Cost of Economic Non-Cooperation to Consumers in South Asia

Supporting research and advocacy to analyze the cost of economic non-cooperation to consumers in South Asia through a rigorous meta-analysis of existing literature on South Asian trade, a quantitative assessment of potential consumer welfare benefits from enhanced intra-regional trade, and a perception survey of key stakeholders in five countries: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Local Partner:

Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS International)

Total Expenditures: $4,418

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
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