Making a living and securing basic necessities in challenging environments. Including issues such as: social protection, climate change, resource scarcity, human capital, disabilities, resilience, and wellbeing.

Life in Jojawar (Rajasthan, India)
India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act contains transparency mechanisms to ensure that resources and information reach the poor. This project assesses the Act to examine the degree that transparency mechanisms enhance poor people's access to information.

This project brings together researchers from the Centre for Research on Ageing and also the ESRC Centre for Population Change at the University of Southampton, as well as experts from the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi.

Dharavi clothes factory
This research project examines labour conditions at firm level in Shanghai and Delhi, focusing on the garment and construction sectors and investigating how the working poor in these sectors fared from the global recession to date.

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