Category Archives for Adaptive Sustainable Development

Solar Parabolic Cooker @ Gunjalwadi

Solar cooking – lunch at Gunjalwadi primary school Under the mid-day meal scheme at Gunjalwadi Primary School, lunch for about 40 students works out to about 4 kg of rice along with dal, or vegetables as per the day’s menu.  … Continue reading

15. March 2012 by admin
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No Fool’s Gold

A look at Local Money Multiplier The idea of strong and self-sufficient Local Economies has been, for long, seen as the solution to current chaos – whether it was through Gandhi’s Swadeshi proposition, Michael Shuman’s summing it up as the … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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Editorial – Where has all the money gone?

“All the things I would do, if I had a little money…” so sang Abba in the 1970s, symbolizing the mantra that took root in that decade and has continued to only become a bigger and bigger reality for people. … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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Sattechiwadi: Replenished the right way

As I descended from Pune-Nashik highway into Sattechiwadi (located at the foothills of Baleshwar-Sahyadri range), I had the distinct feeling of leaving the outer world. I thought about what would happen if one of us urbanites had to live here… … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by admin
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Sustainability Quotient!

Have you ever thought that we all are walking talking forms of sunlight? Yes, sunlight. We are all derivatives of the earth’s primary source of energy, the sun. Each day the earth receives 120,000 terawatts of sunlight; world wide, our … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by admin
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