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Rural Energy Alternatives in India: Opportunities in Financing and Community Engagement for Renewable Energy Microgrid Projects

February 1, 2014

This report focuses on scaling up the deployment of micro-grids in India. The researchers visited and interviewed official in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and other places to determine best practices from successful micro-grid projects. According to the authors, rural electrification will require effective financing strategies and community engagement.

Will Parent Training Reduce Abuse, Enhance Development, and Save Money? Let's Find Out

September 16, 2009

Outlines a strategy for testing the feasibility of community-developed parent training initiatives to prevent child abuse and neglect. Calls for a federal grant program to test community-wide implementation of parent training programs in stages.

The Future of Children: Preventing Child Maltreatment

September 1, 2009

Compiles articles on preventing child abuse and neglect, including epidemiological perspectives; the roles of community responsibility, parent training, home-visiting programs, drug treatment, and the child protection system; and sexual abuse prevention.