Dr. K Vijaya Lakshmi
Vice-President-Society for Development Alternatives
Society for Development Alternatives, established in1983, is a non-profit organization engaged in research & action for sustainable development. Its mission is to create sustainable livelihood in large numbers. SDA focus on empowering communities through learning from nature & by promoting resources efficient practices like using renewable energy, watershed management, promoting sustainable agricultural practives, delivery of services for eco-housing, training for job creation & rural communications. SDA also concentrate on designing tools, techniques, institutional systems and resource management systems that can empower the communities.