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TEDx: Poison on our Plate

Is our food safe? A red alert question that Ramanjaneyulu, puts out to all of us. Hear him talk about the quality of food we are eating. Listen to the reasons we need to adapt to organic farming as a results of excessive use of chemical pesticides and horrifying facts and statistics, surrounding them. He… Read more »

Incredible Indian Inequalities

Today the top 1% of India owns half of the country’s wealth. The benefits of India’s growth of the past one and half decade have been largely appropriated by this small group. The conditions of the bottom half of the population have seen little improvement. Illiteracy, hunger and malnourishment in India has hardly changed, with… Read more »

Economic, environmental and social costs of food loss and waste

If we had to pay the bill to nature, what would food waste cost us? The full economic, environmental and social costs of food waste amount to approximately 2.6 trillion US dollars annually. 17 Sep 2014 – Each year, 30 percent of global food production is lost after harvest or wasted in shops, households and… Read more »

Terrace Veggies

    Inspired from City Farming in Cuba—This is probably India’s biggest Terrace Vegetable Garden covering 5000 sqft at a residential complex in Kolkata providing to the residents of the flat more than 25 types different kinds of indigenous vegetables round the year under completely organic inputs. Developed by UTHNAU – Mallarpur-an organisation working on… Read more »

How to make your home composter?

All the garbage in your house i.e. your dry and wet waste can be successfully used in making a home composter. Rich in nutrients and odourless, the compost coming out of it will be extremely useful to not only the plants in your garden but it will also aid the growth of the plants growing… Read more »