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Social capital and development

See bellow a draft/notes I took before my seminar on social capital and development at Gdansk University of Technology:

We have a tendency to think that urban planning, development are one thing and politics another thing. 1,649 more words

Sociology Of Development

Super Chickens vs Social Capital

One of the most inspiring TED talks I’ve watched in a while.

Because most of us hold day jobs. . .

Social Capital

Putting Society Back Into The Nexus

‘Nexus’ is a buzzword in academia and development at the moment. It essentially just means interconnectedness. The most common nexus discussed at the moment is the food-energy-water nexus. 719 more words

Social Capital

The Colors of the Wind

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“We as a culture are forgetting that we are actually natural organisms and that we have this very, very deep connection with nature.” – James Balog…

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Social Capital

In my late thirties I have begun to realize what they say, poverty is not what is thrust on you but what you create. I have a growing realization that material wealth is founded on social capital. 80 more words

More Important Than Money?

In school I was known as the guy that didn’t talk, Mr. Mute, the silent guy etc. I never really cared about having a friendly conversation or making friends. 337 more words