The Middle Path to Development: Lessons from Bhutan’s environment policy

If there is a place which can make a traveler feel intimate with it in the shortest time since her arrival, Paro would be it. A gushing river of clear water and a fort marks the entrance to the town. The air is an invitation to inhale deep and a reminder that this is not … Continue reading The Middle Path to Development: Lessons from Bhutan’s environment policy

Quick Take: Policy as the new law

Is policy the new law? The quick take here pursues this question. The¬†observation appears to hold ground considering the manner in which important decisions are made and implemented by governments worldwide, although this applies more to democracies than other forms of political systems. There is an increasing preference to policy making over law making. This … Continue reading Quick Take: Policy as the new law