A conservative harvest
The potential for community forestry to improve the health of forests and the lives of those who protect them remains untapped.
Aug 31, 2013
Seeding the future
The use of modern seeds stands to erode the genetic diversity of local seed varieties in Nepal
Jul 15, 2013
May 01, 2010
Conservation history: ‘A Boy from Siklis’ by Manjushree Thapa
The legacy of Chandra Gurung, pioneer in the field of conservation in Nepal.
Jan 01, 2010
Glaciers take the heat
The receding glaciers of the Himalaya offer a critical case study of the region’s approach to climate change, in spite of and as a result of scarce scientific data.
Oct 01, 2009
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today
“I write with the same hands that carried shit”: Reading Pandiyakannan’s ‘Salavaan’
The Tamil writer Pandiyakannan, the first novelist from the Kuravar community, offers an intimate portrait of the lives of manual scavengers
Federalism is the most significant ideological divide in Nepali politics
Amid the the “‘de-ideologisation”’ of Nepali politics, the most consequential differences are on the system of provincial government. Three emergent parties throw the divisions into sharp relief.
Pakistan’s politics continues to dictate its economic crisis
The standoff over elections in Punjab between the PML-N’s ruling coalition and Imran Khan’s PTI has intensified Pakistan’s multidimensional crisis, and may lead to sovereign default