People’s Relational Agency in Confronting Exclusion in Rural South India

STEPS Working Paper 117 by Saurabh Arora, Ajit Menon, M. Vijaybaskar, Divya Sharma and V. Gajendran Social exclusion is considered critical for understanding poverty, livelihoods, inequality and political participation in rural India. Studies show how exclusion is produced through relations of power associated with gender, caste, religion and ethnicity. Studies also document how people confront…

Building Innovation Capabilities for Sustainable Industrialisation: Renewable Electrification in Developing Economies

Edited by Rasmus Lema, Margrethe Holm Andersen, Rebecca Hanlin, Charles Nzila Published by Routledge in the Pathways to Sustainability book series 16 November 2021 Read this book (Open Access) Buy a copy This book argues that renewable electrification in developing countries provides important opportunities for local economic development, but new pathways are required for turning…

The Politics of Knowledge in Inclusive Development and Innovation

Edited By David Ludwig, Birgit Boogaard, Phil Macnaghten, Cees Leeuwis Published by Routledge in the Pathways to Sustainability book series 15 October 2021 Read this book (Open Access) Buy a copy This book develops an integrated perspective on the practices and politics of making knowledge work in inclusive development and innovation. While debates about development…

Response to DEFRA Consultation on ‘The regulation of genetic technologies’

by Adrian Ely, Erik Millstone, Dominic Glover, Alice Livingston Ortolani, Andy Stirling, Sung Kyu Kim, Michael Hopkins, David Eggleton, Ruth Segal, Katerina Psikaridou and Divya Sharma Response to the Defra consultation on the regulation of genetic technologies, submitted in March 2021. Download (PDF)

Future pathways for genome editing in agriculture: public policies, public debates, public goods

This policy briefing was published by the GEAP3 Policy Hub Download this briefing  Genome editing belongs to a category of cutting-edge modern technologies that have assumed a totemic importance for some politicians and policy advisors as, urged on by futurologists and business executives, they contemplate the emerging disruptions of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ (4IR). Other technologies…

T-Labs: A Practical Guide

T-Labs: A Practical Guide Using Transformation Labs (T-Labs) for innovation in social-ecological systems Pathways Network, September 2018 Between 2016 and 2018, the Pathways Network aimed to investigate new approaches for transformations to sustainability across different disciplines, cultures and contexts. The network carried out comparative research in six countries to explore how to work with local…

Genome editing in agriculture: regulation in the United Kingdom after Brexit

This policy briefing was published by the GEAP3 Policy Hub Download this briefing Genome editing, also known as gene editing, is a technique of genetic engineering that involves the alteration of an organism’s genetic structure by adding, deleting, changing or replacing individual nucleotides or sequences of DNA. Genome editing techniques, especially a tool known as CRISPR,1…

Genome editing: the politics of regulation in the European Union

This policy briefing was published by the GEAP3 Policy Hub Download this briefing Genome editing, also known as gene editing, is a technique of genetic engineering that involves the alteration of an organism’s genetic structure by adding, deleting, changing or replacing individual nucleotides or sequences of DNA.¹ Genome editing includes several different methods and tools, which…

Genome editing in agriculture: issues for policy and regulation

This policy briefing was published by the GEAP3 Policy Hub Download this briefing Genome editing, also known as gene editing, is a technique of genetic engineering that involves the alteration of an organism’s genetic structure by adding, deleting, changing or replacing individual nucleotides or sequences of DNA. Genome editing includes several different methods and tools,…