Livelihood vulnerability and adaptation in Kolar District, Karnataka, India: Mapping risks and responses. A short report by Chandni Singh, Ritwika Basu and Arjun Srinivas, with input from Bhavana Halanaik, Andaleeb Rahman, Madhushree Munsi and Amir Bazaz.
Chandni Singh talks about her work on development pathways that she presented at Adaptation Futures. Specifically, she described how historical development decisions lock systems into trajectories that are potentially maladaptive.
This photo essay captures some of the issues in informal settlements, in this case blue tent squatter settlements that are prevalent in certain pockets of Bangalore. These sites were investigated for our on-going urban research.
To get a better sense of how climate change is impacting the wellbeing of people in rural and urban areas of India we spent our early ASSAR months delving into the wide landscape of literature on the topic. Here’s what we learned.
The Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) conducted a 3rd stakeholder engagement event on the 21st of December 2015, at the Darewadi Training Centre, with more than 50 representatives from 15 villages in the Sangamner transect.
Read about how Rachenahalli is one of the few living lakes of Bangalore, in the north of the city and how it It is connected to water bodies upstream and downstream, particularly Jakkur Lake on the north-east.