Tag Archives for Climate Change

Agri Scenarios

The image of Indian Agriculture has become rather stereotypical – the poor, thin, debt ridden farmer begging the skies for rain, the suicidal Vidarbha farmer or the rich sugar baron / zamindar. Older people in the village complain that the … Continue reading

14. October 2012 by admin
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Krushi Salla: Agro Advisories for farmers

A few months ago, the people of WOTR’s project villages saw a large paper with advice on farming adorning walls in prominent places in the village. This paper was not largely ignored or casually torn/ spat on like the usual … Continue reading

14. October 2012 by admin
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What comes, what goes, what remains?

“Ever thought about how much there is to learn from a glass of water?” This is how the session starts. A graphic is explained, leaving the audience a bit shocked. Then the facilitator makes 2 columns: Credit & Debit – … Continue reading

14. October 2012 by admin
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Balu’s Biodiversity Register

Balu Bhangre of Khadki Budruk has a treasure! But unlike most treasures, it is not a secret one. He wants to show and share it with everyone. In fact, he is even exhibiting it to the public in Shiswad’s Festival. … Continue reading

14. May 2012 by admin
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Ecosystems, Climate Change, Vulnerability and Economics connect

There’s a new demon on the block lately. You may have heard of it. Penguins usually model for its publicity posters. Yes, it’s called CLIMATE CHANGE. The solutions presented for this new problem are however, not new- sustainable development with … Continue reading

14. May 2012 by admin
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Going beyond Doomsday Prophecies

There are a bunch of Doomsday Prophets and ‘Green’ Proponents telling all who wish or do not wish to listen that we are creating a huge problem on planet Earth. Humans are polluting, degrading, depleting and annihilating living and non-living … Continue reading

14. May 2012 by admin
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