Learning Places: Esfahan, Iran (v. 1, Ch. 2)

Learning Places: Esfahan, Iran (v. 1, Ch. 2)

Volume 1, Chapter 2 of Learning Places takes us to historic Isfahan, classically referred to as “Half the World” for the overwhelming beauty of its gardens and architecture. The group also travelled to Semirom, a rural plateau two hours south of Isfahan, both a rich agricultural region and an increasingly popular tourist destination for Iranians and foreign visitors.

The Global Institute For Tomorrow was invited to Iran by the Esfahan Chamber of Commerce (ECCIMA) and the Semirom Farmers’ Union, both of whom were seeking fresh analysis and proposals for how to revitalise the local apple industry and improve the prospects for smallholder farmers in the region

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Learning Places: Kerala, India (v.1, ch.4)

Learning Places: Kerala, India (v.1, ch.4)

Inspired by our project partners and the incredible work produced by our participants, we compiled a series of reports that re-package the core ideas and outcomes from field projects. The first edition was published earlier this year.

We call it Learning Places: The GIFT Report

We hope you enjoy this excerpt from Volume 1, Chapter 4: Providing Indian Emergency Response with a Single Touch.

Many bystanders in India, when asked how they would respond in a medical emergency, said they would transport patients themselves if they could... With its increasing number of cars, India suffers from thick traffic... But inefficiencies stretch further than emergency response....

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