In this video, our India team explores the effects of climate change on Bangalore (narration in Kannada).
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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.
A 3-day long course called ‘Understanding Vulnerability: Concepts, Methods and Applications for Development Planning’ was held between 10th-12th December, 2015 by IIHS’s Urban Practitioners Programme.
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.
State sponsored policies and programmes must be sensitive to promote sustainable developmental activities in this already fragile social ecological system in Tamil Nadu.
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.
Through a stakeholder engagement event, the ATREE team explores how tribal communities have been affected by the establishment of the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in the Moyar-Bhavani region of India.
The Indian Institute for Human Settlements recently held a 3-hour public lecture exploring whether (and even if) cities in the Global South are adapting to climate change.