News and events related to ASSAR
The ASSAR migration research team have developed a brilliant new how-to guide to lead researchers, step-by-step, through the process of using the life history approach to conduct interviews.
Decentralisation is a complex process. ASSAR's research from Namibia illustrates the pitfalls of pursuing decentralisation and participatory governance without investing adequately in strengthening the capacity of local actors.
As part ASSAR's efforts to re-steer the climate change adaptation narrative, we are happy to announce the publication of the book A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Discourses, Policies and Practices.
This brieﬁng note discusses various adaptation strategies and prospects across three important 'hotspots' in India.
The Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) recently held their second Transformative Scenario Workshop (TSP) to think critically about the future of water for domestic and livelihood needs in rural Jalna, India.
On 21 April Teresa Perez presented part of her analysis on Participatory Scenario Processes (PSP) from her fieldwork undertaken in ASSAR regions last year.
Daniel Morchain - Oxfam UK - was a panellist at the UNFCCC annual Thematic Expert Meeting on Adaptation (TEM-A) in Bonn. Here he gives us a breakdown on what was discussed.
Bernadette Shalumbu looks at how experiential learning can help with a range of different hierarchies in workshops where positions of people sometimes need to be equal.
This ‘strategy ready’ Background Paper was developed to build on and extend the outline of the existing draft Drought Management Strategy (DMS). Read it here.
Mark New looks at how knowledge is power in the context of a changing environment.
The TSP process was found to be a very useful tool for the Omusati Region as it brought together people who wouldn't often be in the same place. Read about the process here.