Envisioning with empathy: Reflections on the Transformative Scenario Planning Methodology

Last month, my team¬†organised and participated in a training workshop on a methodology called Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP). Aimed at envisioning and co-creating futures in situations that are seemingly stuck, cannot be resolved by one/few actors, and are complex and conflict-ridden, the TSP has been used across the globe from post-apartheid South Africa to democraticContinue reading “Envisioning with empathy: Reflections on the Transformative Scenario Planning Methodology”

Shifting the discourse from adaptation to transformational adaptation

Shallow wells provide protective irrigation during in-season dry spells.But these coping strategies may not work in an agricultural system thatis intensifying towards water-intensive cash crops.¬† There is growing concern that climate change adaptation may have \’somehow lost its edge…lost its spunk and it became just another term for development\’. My own research from Pratapgarh, aContinue reading “Shifting the discourse from adaptation to transformational adaptation”