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Podcast – Keywords for India: Land

Land is many things to different people. In India, as elsewhere, it bestows status, is a source of livelihood, and is an asset that earns rents as well as profits. But how has the commodification of land resulted in legal, and sometimes violent contestations involving the state, landowners, corporations, and communities? Host: Dr Trent Brown …

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Podcast – The barefoot Gandhian model

“There’s never been an urban solution to a rural problem … only the people on the ground know the solution to rural problems.” This has been the driving principle of Bunker Roy, who in 1972 founded the Barefoot College, in the village of Tilonia in Rajasthan, India, with the mission provide basic services and solutions …

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