Urban Futures

We synthesize the ideas and scholarly research on alternative models of development, systematize the state of the art, update theories with recent findings in the global south region, and publish cohesive proposals and commentaries to help create conditions wherein egalitarian and resilient urban systems can take shape.

Publications

  • prcindia
    November 24, 2020

    Cultivating A Crisis

    The urban farming culture in Cuba arose from a deep crisis at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union and its learnings bear more relevance than ever at the time when we are making our way through another global crisis precipitated by a virus.
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  • nishant
    November 23, 2020

    यमुना के कछार पर खेती की गतिविधियाँ

      शहरी खेती पर हमें चिंतन और चर्चा करते हुए कई साल हो गए। इतने सालों में तमाम चर्चाओं और अलग-अलग समूहों से बात करके हमने ये जाना कि शहरों में खेती करने वाले तो एक अच्छी तादाद में हैं लेकिन व्यवस्थित तौर से इसकी भूमिका और भविष्य के बारे में सोचते नहीं हैं. छतिया…
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Events

  • nishant
    November 30, 2020

    Seeds of Resistance and Hope

    [हिंदी में यहाँ पढ़ें] People’s Resource Centre invites you to a conversation between environmental activists and practitioners of urban farming in India, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine. As the world battles climate and health emergencies, we need to rethink the ways our society and economy is functioning. Self-sufficient cities is not only a slogan but a…
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  • prcindia
    November 20, 2020

    Vikalp Varta on Urban Agriculture

    Organised by: Vikalp Sangam Co-organiser: People’s Resource Centre Recording of the session can be watched here:  Vikalp Varta#20 Urban Agriculture Urban Agriculture Today, life in the city is full of comforts and challenges but there is no peace of mind. This restlessness in urban life is pushing people towards urban agriculture in search of relaxation,…
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