Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

By Manishankar Prasad Migration Governance is back on the research agenda as refugee theatres in Africa, Maghreb, Mediterranean and South East Asia are simmering if not raging. The multilateral institutional activity with IOM, UN, WHO and the Marakkesh Declaration is encouraging with increased focus. The migration trends in the Khaleej are changing with African low … Continue reading Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

Migration Governance as Proxy SDG for Cities: A New Framework

Manishankar Prasad courtesy: New Scientist The frame which Sustainability operates has been reduced to a risk management smart beta, where it is a proxy for qualitative risk on a project level. But the conceptual lens has a great potential for understanding long term scenario planning as countries like Singapore or even other parts of the … Continue reading Migration Governance as Proxy SDG for Cities: A New Framework

Unpacking the Blackbox of Impact Assessment Reportage: ESHIA/SEA/CIA as Actionable Intelligence

"Critical Analysis is the cornerstone for gap assessment and a starting point for change" Environmental, Health and Social Impact Assessment (ESHIA)is the dominant epistemic paradigm to assess and evaluate the impacts of developmental interventions in the infrastructure arena globally from power plants to ports. However, Sustainability Community is usually too stuck up in a system … Continue reading Unpacking the Blackbox of Impact Assessment Reportage: ESHIA/SEA/CIA as Actionable Intelligence