About the Author
Shital Shukla is Associate Professor (Geography), M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. She is also a faculty (on Lien) of Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad. She is PhD from Gujarat University and her doctoral thesis was entitled: Sustainable Development of the Coastal Region of Gujarat. Her areas of research interest are: natural resource management, climate change and disaster management, regional planning, human development, sustainable development and environmental planning.
She is deeply involved in projects related to human development, sustainability and livelihood issues, climate change and disaster risk management and urban water disasters. She has presented many research papers in national and international seminars and conferences. She has worked with UNDP, DFID, International Cooperative Alliance, National Disaster Management Agency, National Institute of Disaster Management and Ministry of Human Development.