I’m starting a new project called ‘Recovery with Dignity‘ with a great set of researchers at the University of East Anglia and IIHS. We’re examining processes and impacts of representation and memorialisation in post-disaster recovery processes, with case studies in Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. As the project takes shape, the team is thinking andContinue reading “New Project: Recovery with Dignity”
Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu
What\’s the difference between adaptation and development?
How do we differentiate between adaptation and development? Are development projects being re-branded to show that they are meeting climate change goals in a bid to attract funds? Or is adaptation just the latest fad; nothing more than development with a climate change hat on? Drip irrigation is ubiquitous in water-scarce Kolar. Photo by ChandniContinue reading “What\’s the difference between adaptation and development?”
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”