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  • event: Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications

    Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications is a conference about the battlefields in agricultural research, past and present. 23-25 February 2016 Institute of Development Studies Brighton, UK Conference website Conference themes Contributions have been invited on any aspect of the politics of knowledge within the field of agronomy. Case studies of historical or present day […]

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  • event: STEPS conference 2015: Resource Politics

    Resource Politics: Transforming Pathways to Sustainability Why now? Contexts and debates In the build up to the confirmation of the post-2015 sustainable development goals, the politics of resource access, allocation and distribution are high on global policy agendas. The limits to economic activity in the face of ‘planetary boundaries’ are being fiercely debated, and even […]

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  • event: Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities Workshop

    The Nexus Network workshop on ‘Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities’, led by STEPS Co-Director Andy Stirling, will be held at the University of Sussex, UK on 29-30 June 2015. The workshop will be shaped around two key questions: What different kinds and interconnections of method in contrasting contexts, form the most practical basis for […]

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  • publication (Miscellaneous): ISSC concept note: Transformations to sustainable food systems in Brighton and Hove

    Download PDF (227kb) This document outlines initial thoughts regarding a possible associated research project on transformations to sustainable food systems in Brighton and Hove, based on discussions at a co-design workshop held in Brighton on 21st January 2015. As well as members from the STEPS Centre and Stockholm Resilience Centre, both members of the ISSC […]

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  • post (Blog): Waste(d) laws in India

    by Ashish Chaturvedi Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies Last year, I wrote about the Government of India’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (Clean India Mission), launched on the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday. As part of this endeavour, and due to the limited impact of existing regulations, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has taken […]

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