List of resources 

Resources developed for Vikalp Sangam


This is a set of posters photographically narrating the idea of Vikalp Sangam through examples in various catagories. Introduction, Livelihoods 1, 2 and 3, Food & Agriculture 1, 2 and 3, Community-based conservation 1 and 2, Women's Empowerment, Learning and Education 1 and 2, Decentralised Governance, Urban Sustainability 1 and 2, Energy, Ecotourism, Wild Foods, Food at Sangams and About Vikalp Sangam. The same set has been put together as a booklet - Initiatives of an Alternative nature. See the same in Hindi below:

विकल्प संगम के विचार को विविध उदाहरण ले कर छायाचित्रों के माध्यम द्वारा यहाँ स्पष्ट किया गया है: विकल्प संगम - परिचय, आजीविकाएं १, भोजन और खेती १, एक किसान का शब्दचित्रसामुदायिक संरक्षण १महिला सशक्तिकरणशिक्षा और सीख १ और विकेंद्रीकृत अभिशासनशहरी टिकाऊपन १ऊर्जापर्यावरणीय पर्यटनजंगली आहार, संगमों के आहार और विकल्प संगम के बारे में। सारे उदाहरण पुस्तिका के रूप में एकत्र किये गए हैं। यह जानकारी अंग्रेज़ में पाने के लिए ऊपर दिया गया परिच्छेद देखिये.

Case studies

  • The challenge of the Kaikondrahalli lake experience has been to forge new approaches for the governance and management of the urban commons, in a fast growing city where the communities that live around the lake are constantly in flux.

more Case Studies

Talks from Vikalp Sangams

more Talks from Vikalp Sangams

A series of videos that John D'Souza (CED) has put up on the Vikalp Sangam process.

Youth Sangam Videos - also by John D'Souza (CED)

Another series of videos by Video Volunteers, depicting some of the stories on the Vikalp Sangam website.

Vikalp Sangam Reports

The evolving Alternatives Framework note

Background Note to Vikalp Sangams in English and Hindi (Mar. 2016)

Vikalp Sangam in the News

Other Resources:

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