The National Conference on 'Peri-Urban Agriculture and Ecosystems: The Multi- Faceted Contribution to Urban Resilience' took place from 22nd-23rdFebruary 2016 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
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.
In 2015 climate change issues rode in on an ominous and ferocious sequence of weather events in South Asia. Members of ASSAR's South Asian team contemplate the current and future concerns for India's semi-arid ecosystems under this changing climate.
To leverage the strengths of the AgMIP initiative in our chosen transects, ASSAR-South Asia organised a training program at the Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), Bengaluru from 31st March-7th April 2015.
The ASSAR-India team led by the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore (IIHS) recently held its second national Consultation on Climate Change Adaptation in India on 17th and 18th April at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
Chandni Singh from the Indian Institute of Human Settlements describes the journey that the ASSAR South Asia team took to an extraordinary site of ecological restoration and social upliftment in India.
The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) hosted an International Consultation on Climate Change Adaptation in India and Africa at its Bangalore City Campus on the 9th October 2014. The event brought together national and international participants from government, academia, civil society, research and practice to deliberate on the challenges and opportunities of adaptation at scale in India and Africa.