Imagining Development: From Vision to Action
The development sector has expanded widely in its scope and content. It is now technical, specialised and a proefssional sphere with people from diverse disciplines and domains. In this course, we connect technical competencies with imagination and the vision of a desired future, and locate developing goals within that imagination.
What you will learn
We will help you locate your work in a broad framework of development:
- Gain familiarity with emerging visions of development through an exploraiton of ideas, concepts, especially by locating yourself in this endeavour.
- Grow aware of development measurements, simple analysis and their use in professional engagement.
- Develop an understanding of development domains especially pertaining to sustainability, gender, and development.
Trained in community organisation and development, Porag has worked extensively on the issues of sustainable livelihood and disaster management both within urban and rural context for the last 16 years. Porag has worked on aspects of sustainable human development, including participatory natural resource management, livelihood promotion, community organisation, disaster response and management. He brings in…
Ashok Kumar Sircar
Ashok Sircar leads the Centre for Local Democracy. He has been with Azim Premji University from 2011, and for the last five years, had headed the School of Development. He teaches a course on Political Economy of Land and Development in India, and Local Democracy and Development in India. He also earlier taught a course…