Shastri Applied Research Project (SHARP)

The Shastri Applied Research Project ran from 2002-2006 and supported 19 three-year collaborative research initiatives. SHARP was funded by CIDA and contributed to poverty reduction and sustainable development in India through bi-national policy research. All projects had an impact beyond the academic community. 

Click on the headings below to view the reports in each category.

Economic Reform

The impact of globalisation, liberalisation, and private sector development on poverty and basic need.

Environmental Management

Balancing economic growth and environmental sustainability.

Social Development

Health sector reform and capacity building at a the local level.