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By kainazamaria | Published: July 7, 2011
I recently spent a morning with Mukesh Mehta, a private real estate developer appointed adviser to the Government of Maharashtra to redevelop Dharavi, one of Mumbai’s largest slums. Slum redevelopment has become a polarizing issue in Mumbai, often times dividing the developer, residents, business owners and non-profits from each other. Mehta’s challenge is to find [...]
By kainazamaria | Published: May 17, 2011
A recent video I produced with reporter Hanna Ingber Win of the Global Post on what lessons Dharavi, one of Mumbai’s largest slums, can teach us about creating a self-sustaining ecosystem. Text & Video can be found here: Land of the Rising Slum: What can the poor teach Mumbai?