Publications: Films

  • Bangalore: Living in a Global City

    Published on 18 April 2013 by Steps Admin

    A film exploring the positive and negative effects of rapid urbanisation in Banglalore, once a ‘pensioner’s paradise’, now a global information technology hotspot, home to Infosys and Wipro, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. What tensions and inequalities are simmering underneath the glossy surface of the city? This film was made by […]

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  • Bangalore: From Garden City to Garbage City

    Published on by Steps Admin

    Bangalore is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. With a population approaching 9 million, it produces around 4000 tonnes of solid waste each day. Most of this is dumped in land fill sites near villages on the city’s outskirts. But is this the best way of dealing with the waste problem? Are there other […]

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  • Seeds and Sustainability: Maize pathways in Kenya

    Published on 9 February 2012 by Steps Admin

    This short film from the STEPS Centre brings together an engaging cast of characters including a farmer, a scientist, a regulator and a seed policy analyst. Each has a different view about how best to secure seeds for farmers growing maize – Kenya’s key staple crop – in drought-prone regions of the country. The film […]

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  • Water and Justice: Peri-urban pathways in Delhi

    Published on 16 January 2012 by Steps Admin

    This short film from the STEPS Centre tells the story of three people and their relationship with water in the towns and villages on the edge of Delhi, India. The landscape of these “peri-urban” zones has changed dramatically in the past 15 years. Poor people often do not have good enough access to water, and […]

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