What is common in Africa, the Mekong River Basin in Southeast Asia, and Central Asia; Well, all of them are now an important place in global trade and most importantly in global geopolitics. Central Asia due to its vast untapped natural resource is particularly important. After doing a lengthy project and extensive studies, it is visible why it is one of the key places of ‘Belt and Silk Road Initiative’ launched by China. It may not be getting as much coverage as other regions, but the importance of this region cannot be ignored.
Why mysterious? 2 simple reasons, either there is no information or there is mostly the negative information about Africa. We may know a lot about it, but maybe nothing accurate at all. Finding more information led me to extensive studies, project work, and interaction with citizens from every corner of Africa. Read my observations.
Participating in a talk on sustainable urbanization, with focus on sustainability, aims at sharing experiences and challenges related to sustainable urban development, planning and governance for mainstreaming low carbon and climate resilient development in the cities.
Through projects, consulting assignments, language exchanges, and in many other ways; In past 10 years, I got opportunity to speak to people from over 100 countries. What did I learn? What you can learn? Will it help you some way or other? Read my experiences in a summarized way.
‘Family comes first’ was the title of the book, which was launched two days ago in Bengaluru. I indirectly
2 out of 3 people in the future are going to live in the cities. This exponential growth is creating both opportunity and problems. This talk highlighted some of the issues relevant to both small and big cities.
Cities are forefront in human development in the 21st century. Responsive cities like Singapore are taking advantage of new forms of data, and new possibilities for interaction among people, communities and their physical environments to engage their citizens in the planning and management of their habitat. This talk focuses on some of such works being carried out in Singapore.
Summarizing my experience before, during, and after my studies at Technical University of Denmark. A journey towards globalization, cross-cultural exposure, and interdisciplinary aspects of decision making; all of it in this blog post published at the website of Technical University of Denmark.
Bengaluru, is not just city of lakes, but also of 2 rivers. It’s not just an IT hub, but also a cultural melting pot. In this article, I tried to highlight some of the unique aspects of living in Bengaluru through the eyes of my neighborhood.
How much you love your computer? that losing them will give you so much of a pain? In this very short fictional story, I tried to describe the same from a perspective of 10 year old boy.