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TAPESTRY

Project dates: 2018-2022 Follow TAPESTRY on Twitter: @Tapestry_T2S The TAPESTRY research project explores how transformation may arise ‘from below’ in marginal environments with high levels of uncertainty. We look at transformative alliances between actors (local communities, NGOs, scientists and state agencies) that are seeking socially just and ecologically sound alternatives based on local people’s plural…

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‘Pathways’ Network: Transformative pathways to sustainability

The PATHWAYS Network carries out comparative research in six countries to explore how to work with local people on social transformations in the context of environmental change. We are conducting ‘Transformation Labs’ (T-Labs) with diverse groups in each country to address a specific socio-ecological problem. We aim to provoke change, test methods, learn from each…

Relational Pathways

Date: October 2016 – September 2019 Pathways into and out of poverty are complex. In the 21st century, global poverty is compounded by climate change, conflict and inequality, as well as social exclusion by gender, race, and class. This project aims to understand the pathways in and out of poverty for farmers in Kenya and…

MEXICO CITY ‘PATHWAYS’ NETWORK: TRANSFORMATIONS TO SUSTAINABILITY

The Transformations to Sustainability Project is the first project conducted by the North American Hub, a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU), National Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM) and the STEPS Centre.  The primary goal of the project is to facilitate social transformation through the use of “Transformation Labs” (T-Labs) in Xochimilco, Mexico City….

Multicriteria Mapping

Launch date: 2014 Multicriteria Mapping is a collaborative project with Andy Stirling, co-director of the STEPS Centre; and SPRU, the Sussex Innovation Centre and the UK-based software design company DabApps. The project has developed an electronic software package for multicriteria mapping appraisal, which was launched for general use in October 2014. MCM is an interactive, multicriteria…