Dr. Shrinivas Badiger

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Dr. Shrinivas Badiger
Fellow, Centre for Environment and Development

Shrinivas Badiger is a Fellow at the Centre for Environment and Development, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bengaluru. He's been working on issues at the interface of climate-water-agriculture-environment-livelihoods for almost 2 decades. He has a Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) and a masters in Water Engineering and Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. His research anchored broadly in the water sector uses interdisciplinary approaches combining natural and social sciences to understand the context of changing waterscapes within a larger framework of sustainable environments and human well-being. He is a lead investigator in several multi institutional collaborative projects focusing on impacts of land-use and land cover change on downstream hydrological services, watershed development programmes, ecosystem service assessments, water conflicts, water policy, agrarian crisis and climate change. He is on several advisory panels including the Karnataka Knowledge Commission and works closely with state agencies including ACIWRM and civil society organisations engaged with the communities on the ground.


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Journal Articles

Robert, M., A. Thomas, M. Sekhar, S. Badiger, L. Ruiz, H. Raynal, J-E. Bergez. 2017 Adaptive and Dynamic Decision-making Processes: A Conceptual Model of Production Systems on Indian Farms. Agricultural Systems, 157. pp. 279-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2016.08.001
Robert, M.; A. Thomas, M. Sekhar, S, Badiger, L. Ruiz, M. Willaume, D. Leenhardt, J-E. Bergez. 2017 Farm Typology in the Berambadi Watershed, India: Farming Systems Are Determined by Farm Size and Access to Groundwater. Water, 9 (1), 51. https://doi.org/10.3390/w9010051

Book Chapters

Shrinivas Badiger, Smitha Gopalakrishnan, Iswaragouda Patil , 2013 , 'Contextualizing Rural-Urban Water Conflicts: Biophysical and Socio-Institutional Issues of Domestic Water Scarcity' , in V. Narain, C. Gurung Goodrich, J. Chourey, and A. Prakash (Eds.), Water in a Globalizing World: State, Markets and Civil Society in South Asia. Routledge Publishers, New Delhi.
Lele, S., I. Patil, S. Badiger, A. Menon and R. Kumar. , 2011 , Forests, Hydrological Services, and Agricultural Income: A Case Study from Mysore district of the Western Ghats of India , In:Environmental Valuation in South Asia (eds. Haque, A. K. E., M. N. Murty and P. Shyamsundar). Pp. 141-169. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.