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Ahead of Indian’s election results, Namati’s Manju Menon and Kanchi Kohli, with Bharat Patel, look at the consequences for environmental justice of Gujarat’s policies of favouring corporations over local people. They write: “The much discussed Gujarat model necessitates the sacrifice of certain groups of people at its altar. Environment Justice – the intersection of place, socio-economic rights and development, and this model are entirely incompatible. The model’s first principle is state patronage to corporations.”
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An interview with Zaki Mehchy of the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR)
Zaki Mehchy is a co-founder of the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR), an NGO established in Damascus in 2011 to study poverty. Its work has been overtaken by the conflict that has engulfed his country. Zaki attended Namati’s regional meeting of legal empowerment practitioners in Amman, Jordan.
AMMAN – “We are now focusing on studies relating to the Syrian crisis and we are producing a regular report on the impact of the crisis in terms of the economic impact, the loss on GDP as well as …