The Spread of Hinduism Led to the Decline of Food Diversity in India?

First published here: https://vsanthakumar.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/the-spread-of-hinduism-led-to-the-decline-of-food-diversity-in-india/ I have spent a few days in a set of tribal hamlets in the Rayaguda district of Odisha during the last of week of June. An organization is working there to rejuvenate the food diversity among these tribal people. They have exhibited (to us, the outsiders) a wide variety of food materials.... Continue Reading →

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Research Associate for Forest Governance project

We are seeking a Research Associate to be located in Kurkheda, Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra as part of a project on forest governance, and in particular, on the role of Community Forest Resource rights under Forest Rights Act (FRA) in meeting multiple goals of livelihood security, forest restoration, and biodiversity conservation. For this project, headed... Continue Reading →

Udaipur Urja Initiatives (UUI) Producer Co. Ltd. is a social enterprise working to connect rural communities with clean technologies and agriculture market. Our business activities include efficient cookstoves, climate mitigation, solar appliances and organic pulses. We are looking for Area Manager to coordinate social business activities in the region. We invite self-motivated, passionate, innovative and... Continue Reading →

New Book by Faculty

Macmillan, New York will be publishing the book as below. Going beyond history of philosophy and interpretive scholarship, it pursues the possibility of Philosophical Praxis through the works of Heidegger, Schelling, Goethe, and Heraclitus. More details at Springer Macmillan website. To be released in a few weeks. ISBN 978-3-319-96910-7.

Program Manager – Swatantra Talim

The Program Manager role is integral to reaching Swatantra Talim’s vision. Their primary role is to maximise each child’s innovative growth as we strive to build the movement of innovators that will help in solving grass-root problems. The Program Manager role is suited for those who wish to make a critical impact on students, schools... Continue Reading →

InFocus

The Knowledge Resource Centre is happy to share with you  InFocus, April 2018, and Data InFocus, May 2018, issues. The April issue explore the aspects of philanthropy. The highlights section contains the role of philanthropy in development sector while the analytics section gives numbers from World Giving Index, the modalities of giving and CSR implementation aspects. The recommendation part gives various reports and... Continue Reading →

India’s capable teachers can solve all education woes

First published here: https://www.livemint.com/Opinion/72zzVqLYZA9woa4eCrsDSL/Indias-capable-teachers-can-solve-all-education-woes.html Photo: HT The elderly man was pleasantly drunk at 10am. He was minding the shops, two of seven, on the main road. Most people who were not out of the village earning their livelihoods, including some of the shopkeepers, seemed to have gone to the government primary school where we were headed.... Continue Reading →

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