Video: Swati Banerjee gives online lecture at Cusanus Hochschule

On November 26, 2020, Swati Banerjee, RLC Campus Mumbai Coordinator and Professor at the Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) gave an online lecture on “People-Centered Social Innovation – an Emerging Paradigm” at the Cusanus Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung. In her lecture, …

Video: Raúl Montenegro gives online lecture at Cusanus Hochschule

On January 28, 2021, Right Livelihood Award Laureate and Coordinator of the RLC Campus Córdoba Raúl Montenegro gave an online lecture on “Coronavirus, environmental crisis and wars: the three pandemics” at the Cusanus Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung. He analyses the various interconnections between the coronavirus, the environmental crisis and wars, which …

RLC Bonn: Dorothy Birungi publishes article on COVID-19 and sustainability

RLC Bonn junior researcher Dorothy Birungi has written an article on “Agricultural Cooperatives and COVID-19 in Southeast Africa. The Role of Managerial Capital for Rural Resilience”, together with Nicola Franscesconi (Royal Tropical Institute KIT) and Fleur Wouterse (Global Center on Adaptation GCA), which was published in Sustainability by MDPI. The …

RLC Campus Mumbai responds to COVID-19

Fighting the coronavirus outbreak is challenging in India, especially for the poorest slum-dwellers who cannot implement social distancing and need to work to survive. Drinking water, food and medicines are scarce. Udaan, a field action initiative for dignified livelihoods for marginalised women in the slums of Mumbai, initiated by the …

COVID-19: A contribution from RLC Córdoba

Raúl Montenegro, who received the Right Livelihood Award “for his outstanding work with local communities and indigenous people to protect the environment and natural resources” and who is the coordinator of the RLC Campus Córdoba, has written an essay on the two pandemics which we are faced with today; COVID-19 …

RLC coordinator Fidelis Allen on COVID-19 in Nigeria

COVID-19 Pandemic: the emerging health rights issues in Nigeria and the rest of the worldby Fidelis Allen (RLC Campus Port Harcourt coordinator, Department of Political and Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria) IntroductionThe COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, among others, the vulnerability of economies, politics, policy, transportation, globalization, and energy …

RLC Bonn PhD student Dorothy Birungi on Covid-19 in Uganda

This article has been first published on the Center for Development (ZEF) Blog. COVID-19 hits Uganda: livelihood impacts and mitigation measures scrutinized by Teddy T. Nakanwagi and Dorothy Birungi Namuyiga The global COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a lack of capacities and resources on the part of many central governments, especially …