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Ms Devisha Sasidevan

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation , School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus

M.Phil. in Social Work (TISS, Mumbai)
M.A. Social Work in Rural Development (TISS, Tuljapur)
NET Social Work

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Knowledge Systems, Environment, and Livelihoods  

Changing Ecosystems, Climatic Uncertainties, Livelihood Vulnerabilities and Development

Water Scarcity, Social Constructions, and Resource Governance


  • Devisha Sasidevan and Sunil D. Santha (2018) The Social Construction of Water Scarcity: An Exploratory Study along the 'Bharathapuzha' in Kerala, Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation, 2018(3),http://www.glocalismjournal.net/issues/sustainability/articles/the-social-construction-of-water-scarcity-an-exploration-study-along-the-bharathapuzha-in-kerala.kl
  • Sasidevan D. (co-author) (2016): “Climate variability, livelihoods and social inequities: The vulnerability of migrant workers in Indian cities”. International Area Studies Review. 1-14
  • Sasidevan, D. (co-author) (2015): “Climate Change, Livelihoods and Health Inequities: A Study on the Vulnerabilities of Migrant Workers in Indian Cities”. Working Paper Series, Vol. 16. IIED, London. Link: (http://pubs.iied.org/10728IIED.html?k=Devisha)
  • Sasidevan, D. (co-author) (2015): “City adaptation strategies recognising livelihood struggles of Migrant Workers in Indian Cities”. Working Paper Series, Vol. 19. IIED, London. Link: (http://pubs.iied.org/10736IIED.html?k=Devisha)
  • Sasidevan, D. (co-author) (2015): “Climate Change, Vulnerability and Adaptive Social Protection: Innovation and Practice among Migrant Workers in Indian Cities”. Working Paper Series, Vol. 20. IIED, London. Link: (http://pubs.iied.org/10737IIED.html?k=Devisha)

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Livelihood Uncertainties, Vulnerability, and Adaptation 

Livelihood Promotion and Social Entrepreneurship Development

Business Plan Development for Social Sector 

Financial Management for NPOs

Email: devisha.sasidevan[at]tiss[dot]edu

Email: devisha.sasidevan@tiss.edu