Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth participated in the assessment panel for the Ph.D. Biannual Seminar at ISEC, Bangalore on December 9, 2005.
Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth gave a talk on 'Appropriate Strategies for Promotion of Organic Farming' as a Resource Person in the Winter School Training
Programme on November 25, 2005 at Dharwad
Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth attended the 22nd meeting of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) at CSR&TI, Mysore during October 24-25, 2005
Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth presented a key note address on 'Irrigation Economics' at Economics Teachers Association, Bangalore University, Bangalore on
July 29, 2005.
Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth gave a lecture on at Gokale Institute of Public Affairs, Bangalore on July 25, 2005.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth gave a lecture on 'Environmental and Natural Resource Economics' on July 4, 2005 at ISEC, Nagarabhavi, Bangalore.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated in the FAO's International Workshop on 'Institutional and Technical Capacity Building on urban and periurban agriculture in Asia' from
June 29 to July 2, 2005 in Bangalore.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth gave a lecture on 'Issues of Groundwater Resources' at ISEC, Nagarabhavi, Bangalore on June 24, 2005.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated in the workshop on 'Intellectural Property Rights: Its implications in Agriculture' at the Agriculture College, Raichur on June 22,
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a lecture on 'Preparation of project proposals for assistance from donor agencies' at IWST, Bangalore on June 6, 2005.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated in a meeting with South Asian Association for Development and Environmental Economics, Network (SANDEE) experts, to present 'results of environmental economics, economics of groundwater markets, sand mining and groundwater quality'
for comments and suggestions during May 9-11, 2005
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a lecture on 'Impact of WTO on Sericulture Industry'on May 18, 2005 at the Bangalore University, Bangalore.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth attended the '21st meeting of the Research Advisory committee' of Central Sericulture Research and Training Institute (CSR&TI), Mysore on May
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth attended the Regional Training Workshop on the 'Use of Economic Instruments for Environment and Natural Resource Management in Asia' organized by
Integrated Research and Action for Development, New Delhi during April 27-29, 205,
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth gave a lecture on 'WTO and Environment' Kuvempu University, Department of Economics, PG Centre, Shivagangothri, Davanagere, Karnataka during March 30-31,
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated as Resource Person in the National Workshop on 'Intellectual Property Rights', Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, UAS, Dharwad during March 10-11, 2005
Dr.M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a lectures on Refresher Course on '(1) Groundwater markets and (2) Externalities in Agriculture' at the Department of Economics, Bangalore
University on March 2, 2005.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth and Dr. N. Nagaraj attended the seminar on 'Fourth IWMI - TATA
Water Policy programme', Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujarat during February 23-26, 2005.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth gave a presentation on 'Fifth International R&D Conference', by Central Board of Irrigation & Power, Bangalore on February
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated in the training on 'Natural Resource Management the Links between Property Rights, collective Action and Natural
Resource Management' at ICRISAT, Patancher, Hyderabad during February 7-11, 2005.
Visits during 2004
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth attended 'SADEE Research Training Workshop' as a Consultant color="#000033">, Manipal Country, Hosur Rd., Bangalore during November
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth participated in the '20th Meeting of the Research Advisory Committee', Central Sericulture Research and Training Institute,
Mysore during November 2-3, 2004.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a guest lecture on 'Natural resource management and accounting' at the JSS Mahavidya Peeth, Mysore on September 8, 2004.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a lecture on 'Implications of groundwater in hard rock areas for development' at Varanasi on March 17, 2004.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth gave a lecture in Refresher's Course on 'Market failure and externalities,
optimal pricing condition and estimation of existence value to participants in ecological economics' at ISEC, Bangalore on 6th, 11th, 16th and 18th February 2004.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth delivered a presentation on 'Marketing potential and economics of medicinal plants" at Conference of Medical Practitioners at
Mysore on February 14, 2004.
Dr. M.R. Girish Presented a research paper entitled 'Collection and Marketing of NTFPs - It's impact on the Tribal Economy of Heggada Devana Kote forest region, Karnataka' at 17th National Conference on Agricultural Marketing, Hyderabad during February 5-7, 2004.
Dr. M.R. Girish Presented a research paper entitled 'Value addition to NTFPs - A case of Garcinia cambogia' at the NAEB Workshop, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh during
January 21-23, 2004.
Visits during 2003
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Delivered a lecture at the Training programme on 'Quantitative methodology for natural resource economics: Empirical with practical applications' organized by NCAP at New Delhi on October 31, 2003.
Dr. N. Nagaraj Delivered a lecture on 'Valuation of Irrigation Induced Land Degradation and pricing of Irrigation Water' to Benefit of Collegiate Trainees sponsored by WGC at Mysore University on September 19, 2003.
Dr. N. Nagaraj Delivered a lecture on 'Economics of Natural Resource Management' at the Bangalore University, Bangalore on September 15, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Delivered a lecture on 'Role of plants in the pharmaceutical industry and Traditional/ Indigenous Knowledge'.at the IWST, Bangalore on September 18, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Delivered a lecture on 'Valuation of Natural
Resources and the methods of Valuation' on 16th Refresher course, Mysore University, Mysore on September 17, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Participated in the Workshop on 'Crop Insurance in Karnataka'
organized by the World Bank, International Bank for reconstruction and Development
at Bangalore on September 12, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Delivered a lecture on 'Basics of Environmental
and Resource Economics' at Sneha Bhavan, Bangalore University on September 11, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Meeting on 'Core Group on Agricultural Marketing'
in the Karnataka Institute, Agricultural Marketing Building, Hunsur Road, Mysore
on August 9, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth National seminar on 'WATER and Presented
research results on groundwater resource economics' at CESS, Hyderbad during July
Dr. N. Nagaraj, Associate Participated in the Thematic Workshop on 'Energy, Environment
and Development' during July 5-7, 2003 at IGIDR, Mumbai.
Dr. M.G.Chandrakanth Presented a paper entitled 'Impact of Agreement on Agriculture
and Industry', an invited talk for the Greater Mysore Chamber of Industry, Regency
II, Windsor Manor, Bangalore on May 23, 2003.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth As a Resource person in the Training Programme
on 'Environmental Economics' held at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay on February
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Participated in the Workshop on 'Dhan Foundation
Resources' held at Madurai during February 3-7, 2003.
Dr. T.N. Prakash, Co-Principal Investigator Participated in the National Seminar on 'A decade of Economic
Reforms in India - Project and Retrospect' at Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar,
Guntur during January 6-9, 2003.
Visits during 2002
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Participated in the Annual Conference of
Indian Society of Agricultural Economics at IARI, New Delhi during December 19-21,
2002 and presented 'Socio-Economic information repository' project results.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Gave a lecture on 'Valuation of NRE in the
case of groundwater' at ISEC, Bangalore on December 11, 2002.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Research Team Attended the X Annual
AERA Conference held at Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbani, Maharastra
on November 8-9, 2002. Mr. B.K. Rohith, JRF presented a paper on 'Tank resource
management in hilly zones of Karnataka'
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Lecture on 'Natural Resource Accounting and
Valuation of Natural Resources' in the training programme on "CMDR Environmental
Economics" held at Dharwad during September 27-28, 2002.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Participated in the DHAN Foundation Seminar
on 'Conservation and Development of Tanks' held at New Delhi during September 17-18,
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Training program on 'Application of IWRM
methods in addressing the Ricardian scarcity of groundwater in Peninsular India
on the Integrated Water Resources Management' offered at the World Bank Institute,
Washington DC, World Bank Institute (WBI), Washington DC during July 8-14, 2002.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Presented two accepted papers of TOENRE at
the 'Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists' at Montery,
California, University of California, Berkeley, Giannini Hall during June 23-28,
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Dr. M.R. Girish National workshop on
'Analyzing conflicts in Natural Resource Management' at the Indian Institute of
Forest Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh during June 3-5, 2002.
Dr. T.N. Prakash Delivered a talk on 'Conservation of Homestead Farm Diversity in
Western Ghats Regions of Karnataka' in the Agriculture Diversity Workshop organized
by IDRC during April 4-9, 2002 in Rydopur, Bangladesh.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Research Team NATP review workshop
to present 'Optimal control model for groundwater extraction' at Chowdary Charan
Singh Agriculture University, Hissar, Haryana during March 1-2, 2002.
Dr. T.N. Prakash Presented a paper on 'Transfer of Appropriate Technology and Role
of IPRs- Experience of Honey Bee Network in India' in the World Intellectual Property
Conference on IPR and Appropriate Technology held in Lesotho, South Africa during
February 22-28, 2002.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Rapporteur for a session on 'Cost of Cultivation of Principal
Crops' by GK Chaddha, Chairman CACP in the Millennium Study conference, organized
by ISEC on January 30, 2002.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth Delivered a lecture on 'Natural Resource
Economics' at Bangalore University to the lecturers attending the UGC Refresher
Course on January 15, 2002.
Visits during 2001
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & his team (Research Associates, JRFs
and SRFs) Chairman of the session on 'Valuation of Natural and Environmental Resources-
Methodologies and Estimation'. in the 61st Annual Conference of Indian Society of
Agricultural economics held at University of Gulbarga during December 27-29, 2001.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Research Fellows Participated in the National Workshop
on 'Watershed Management Strategies - a new outlook for the 21st Century' at the
Water Technology Centre, TNAU, Coimbatore during November 28-30, 2001.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Ms. K.K.Prasanna Rashmi, SRF have attended
a training workshop for the forest officers on November 20, 2001 at the Institute
for Wood Science and Technology in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth spoke
on 'IPR and Pharmaceuticals' and K.K.Prasanna Rashmi, SRF made a presentation on
'Indigenous Knowledge, IPR and Pharmaceuticals'
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth has invited to lecture on 'Impact of Globalization
on Agriculture' at the Department of Economics, Mangalore, Mangalagangotri on November
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth has visited the Department of Environmental
Studies, Florida International University, Miami for two months (April - June 2001)
to work on (1) estimation of existence value of sacred groves of Kodagu and (2)
estimation of negative externalities in groundwater irrigation in hard rock areas
of Karnataka. Dr.Chandrakanth's interactions with Dr. Mahadeva Bhat, have been academically
productive as they are leading to formulation of working papers in these two areas.
These would be sent for publication to Ecological Economics.
Dr.M.R.Girish, Research Associate presented a paper entitled 'Non-Timber Forest
Products and Tribal Livelihoods in Western Ghats of Karnataka' in the Workshop on
"Silviculture and Management in JFPM" organised by NIAS, Bangalore and
during February 6-7, 2001.
Visits during 2000
Ms. K.S. Roopa, JRF presented a paper entitled 'Livestock, Agriculture and Environment
symbiosis in western ghats region of Karnataka-A Natural Resource Economic study'
in the VIII Annual Conference of AERA on "Livestock in different farming systems"
held at Chennai during December 28-29, 2000.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & C.P. Umashankar, System Analyst, Ford Foundation Project
attended the workshop on 'Networking of Social scientists in State Agricultural
Universities' at the TNVASU, Chennai on December 27, 2000.
Sri. P.P. Muthappa, JRF presented a paper entitled 'Challenges and Scope for Indian
Coffee Industry under the Changing Global Scenario' in the International Conference
on "Plantation Crops PLACROSYM-XIV" held at Hyderabad During December
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth & Y.N. Manjunath, System Analyst undergone a Training
Programme on 'Information & Communication Technology for Agricultural Research
and Extension' at the MANAGE, Hyderabad during December 4-9, 2000.
Dr. T.N. Prakash, Co-PI attended the International Society of Ecological Economic
(ISEE) Conference 2000 at Canberra, Australia during July 2-5, 2000 and presented
a paper entitled 'Environmental Sustainability in the context of Agricultural Development,
the case of Karnataka Agriculture, India'.
Dr. M.G. Chandrakanth, presented a paper on 'TRIPS and Agriculture'
at the ICAR Summer Institute on IPRs in Agriculture- the emerging scenario conducted
by the Dept. of Plant Breeding and Genetics, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore on August 2, 2000.