Category Archives: Health and nutrition

Public health and food security depend on citizens’ willingness to “use and share resources in a sustainable and equitable manner”. The nation’s “primary conservers” – often tribal farmers – are now seen as guardians of biological diversity (Genome Saviour Award); and entitled to protection under the law known as Biodiversity Act. – M S Swaminathan, the scientist who established a research foundation (MSSRF) with proceeds from the First World Food Prize (1987)

Tip | Download comic books as PDFs: Free resources for rural education and health care – Unicef

Animated online version: Welcome to Meena’s World! To enter, you need. Shockwave, Flash and RealVideo plug-ins. Source: UNICEF ROSA – Media centre – Meena Communication Initiative Address: https://www.unicef.org/meena/ Date Visited: 3 November 2018 Download the following 14 volumes for free via … Continue reading

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A craft workshop for Santal women in Purulia: Determined to overcome poverty – West Bengal

This is the first time we have ventured out of traditional art/craft, but there is a connection because the skills necessary for this craft are traditional and the primary material, familiar.  We plan to revisit these villages in a few … Continue reading

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In search of solution for India’s chronically undernourished children: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan & Telangana

India’s ambitious ‘Zero Hunger’ program will be launched in three districts – Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra on October 16, the World Food Day. The Program will be initiated by Indian Council of Agricultural … Continue reading

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Tip | Check recent updates on improved living conditions for India’s indigenous communities: World Water Day held annually on 22 March – United Nations

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 … Continue reading

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Wild food festivals & Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN): The world’s most important food movement

Enjoy A Feast in The Forest In Maharashtra Sanjiv Valsan, Outlook Traveller | March 7, 2018 | Read the full story and vew more images >> A few summers ago, I visited Vanvadi forest for the first time. I had just … Continue reading

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