The Goba of Ladakh: Report
This study focuses on documenting the present status of the traditional governance system of Ladakhi villages, with a focus on the goba (or lambardar/nambardar).
Imagining a future where every city and its citizens claim a deep connection with its surroundings, history, knowledge systems and the commons.
Colonisers and colonized
Living in a non-colonising way; resistance coupled with alternatives, often conceived of as prefigurative politics, can indeed lead to justice, equity, and sustainability.
All Ladakh Goba Association (Leh district) formed to strengthen goba system
This Association will take up various issues relating to gobas, to help strengthen their role for the benefit of Ladakhi society as a whole.
Perumbakkam way- Community efforts towards climate resilience
Helping community members bounce back from difficulties and improve their capacity to face risks, environmental or otherwise.
Living bioregionally, now
One compelling idea being put forward is that of bioregional forms of governance, which start from the biophysical realities of ecosystems, which are particular and even unique to places.
Press Release: Urgent Need to Support Goba System of Ladakh- 20-21 Sept 2022
The goba system is still highly relevant for Ladakhi society and people have laid out recommendations for its continuation.
PRESS RELEASE- URGENT NEED TO SUPPORT GOBA SYSTEM OF LADAKH
Encouraging the UT Administration and the Hill Council, along with Ladakhi society, to recognise and strengthen the goba (or nambardar) system.