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.
शहर अपने मल का क्या करे?: भारत, वियतनाम, चीन, इंडोनेशिया और जर्मनी के शहरों में मल उपचार के कुछ अनुभव[आरोन वॉनसिन्त्यां द्वारा लिखा गया लेख ‘शहरी मछली तालाब’ मूल रूप से ‘लो-टेक मैगज़ीन’ में मार्च 2021 में प्रकाशित हुआ था। इसका हिन्दी में अनुवाद करने और उसे प्रकाशित करने की अनुमति देने के लिए आरोन और ‘लो-टेक मैगज़ीन’ के सम्पादक क्रिस डेकर का धन्यवाद। […]Continue reading
- The Fifth Edition of Beejpatra explores the symbiotic association between ‘waste’ and urban agriculture. Under capitalist urbanisation, waste is overproduction and a ‘non-value’ that can neither be consumed nor be invested back into the process of production. The production process itself is a linear rather […]Continue reading
- हिंदी संस्करण के लिए, कृपया यहां क्लिक करें Public Consultation Meeting for the Urban Agriculture Policy Draft (Organized by Working Group on Urban Agriculture Policy in Delhi and People’s Resource Centre) [A copy of the Draft can be accessed here] Urban and peri-urban agriculture has […]Continue reading
[Public Meeting] Riverfront development projects and implications of NGT orders for people’s movementsContext Unprecedented flood situations occurred in many cities of the country and the world this year, severely affecting urban life. Today urbanization has become synonymous with the conversion of cultivable lands and commons into dense webs of concrete and asphalt and their transfer to private […]Continue reading
- [This article was originally published in Down To Earth] The potential of urban agriculture in alleviating food insecurity in cities requires holistic policy support from governments. Some 60 per cent of Delhi’s demand for meat is fulfilled by city-grown produce, as is 25 percent […]Continue reading
- [This article was originally published in The Bastion] Crores have been spent by various state governments on different policies to ‘develop’ the Yamuna and bring it back to life. In the process, such schemes disenfranchise those communities that have lived by the river for generations. […]Continue reading