As part of the ASSAR Small Opportunities Grant Kavya Michael and Tanvi Deshpande, from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, visited Cape Town with the aim of fostering knowledge and increasing capacity building of researchers in their field.
Arjun Srinivas, a researcher in ASSAR's India team, explains that the challenge for policymakers is to establish a robust policy architecture that is flexible, forward-thinking and enables farmers to adapt to disruptions.
The Urban Policy Dialogues 2016 will be held at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Bangalore City Campus on 10 and 11th November 2016. IIHS is one of the five leading partners of the ASSAR consortium.
Lucia Scodanibbio visited ASSAR's South Asia field sites with Georgina Cundill Kemp to see the great work that WOTR has been involved in over the past few years. This is her photo-essay of the field trip.
Written by members of ASSAR from the WOTR, this working paper presents an example of how agricultural practices in rural Maharashtra, India have been – and continue to be – transformed in response to changing climates and additional stresses brought on by non-climatic aggravators.