Sheela Patel is the director of SPARC, an Indian nonprofit that works with the urban poor so they can get access to secure housing and basic amenities, and is one of the founders of Slum Dwellers International, a global network of grassroots organisations of the urban poor.
Articles by Sheela Patel
October 19, 2023
Climate action: How to put communities first
A top-down approach to climate change programmes often ignores the needs of the marginalised. Here's how locally led adaptation, based on principles of accountability and community, can help fix this.