Dr. Sumetee Gajjar

Lead - Practice, Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India

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Sumetee conducts research on vulnerability as it is experienced in rural, urban and peri-urban areas in India. Sumetee is interested in translating research on urban sustainability into practice and policy. Her doctoral thesis examined business decisions aimed at corporate environmental sustainability, including reduced carbon emissions. Sumetee’s current engagement on the CARIAA research programme allows her to delve into dynamic rural and urban connections in semi-arid regions, in the context of a changing climate.


by Aromar Revi, David Satterthwaite, Fernando Aragón-Durand, Jan Corfee-Morlot, Robert B R Kiunsi, Mark Pelling, Debra Roberts, William Solecki, Sumetee Pahwa Gajjar, Alice Sverdlik
doi: 10.1177/0956247814523539, published: 15 April 2014