Neera Singh

Neera Singh

Neera Singh is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto, Canada. Her research interests include democratization of forest governance, conservation and development, and the affective dimensions of people’s relations with forests. She uses interdisciplinary approaches to understand the dynamics of social-nature relations, local visions of conservation and development, and alternatives to market-based approaches to conservation. Prior to her current academic position, she worked for over a decade as a practitioner with issues of forest conservation and sustainable livelihoods in Odisha, India. She founded Vasundhara, a non-profit organization based in Bhubaneswar and provided leadership to Vasundhara in its formative years from 1991 to 2001.

GTI Contributions
Roundtable contribution on Vivir Bien - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable Vivir Bien

February 2018

We have to radically alter the world that we encounter on a day-to-day basis to give alternative values and ways of being a chance to flourish.


Commentary on The Struggle for Meaningful Work - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Meaningful Work"
An exchange on the viewpoint The Struggle for Meaningful Work

February 2017



Commentary on Against Ecocide - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Against Ecocide"
An exchange on the viewpoint Against Ecocide: Legal Protection for Earth

August 2016



Commentary on Common Wealth Trusts - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Common Wealth Trusts"

August 2015



Commentary on Monetizing Nature - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Monetizing Nature"

August 2014



Commentary on Radical Ecological Democracy - Neera Singh
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Radical Ecological Democracy"

July 2014