Ecological restoration as an adaptation to climate variability: reflections from a visit to Navadarshanam

It\’s been three months into my new job as a postdoctoral researcher working on a multi-country, multidisciplinary project called Adaptation at Scale in Semi-arid Regions (ASSAR). The journey has been an exciting and challenging experience so far. In a recent blog, I documented my research team\’s visit to Navadarshanam¬†and discussed how perhaps scaling up nicheContinue reading “Ecological restoration as an adaptation to climate variability: reflections from a visit to Navadarshanam”

Nero\’s Guests: A Documentary on the Indian Agrarian Crisis

P. Sainath is the Rural Affairs Editor at The Hindu. After a decade of covering farmer suicides in water-scarce Maharashtra, he has repeatedly witnessed men and women die,¬†trapped by the twin issues of the commodification of the countryside and inadequate policy frameworks. He is, justifiably, an angry man. Nero\’s Guests is a documentary that followsContinue reading “Nero\’s Guests: A Documentary on the Indian Agrarian Crisis”