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.
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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.
An interesting look at what three different caste groups are doing to mitigate the impacts of climate change in Maharashtra State, India.
A two-day Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) training workshop on 'Bangalore's Water Futures' was organised by the Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS) in Bangalore from 18 to 19 October.
Arjun Srinivas, recipient of ASSAR's Small Opportunities Grant (ASSAR-SOG), describes some of his experiences in collaborating and travelling in South Africa.
Prakriti Prajapati and Divya Solomon look at the issues facing invasive species management in India.
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.
This photo essay looks at the living and working conditions of one of the most marginalised groups in India, Bangalore - namely the waste pickers.
Mind the Gap is a collation of pictures that depict the lived realities of the marginalised masses residing in informal settlements in and around Bangalore city. A beautiful read.
The ASSAR urban research team at IIHS created a video from drawings at sites in the informal settlement of Hebbal where many interstate migrant waste pickers from West Bengal live.