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Mar 17

Mar 29, 2017

Ludhiana’s peri urban dairy farms unlike any others in the country

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By Anjana Tomar Think of Punjab and the mind’s eye conjures a hardy lot of farmers mowing tractors in lush...

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Dec 16

Dec 28, 2016

Acute poverty and helplessness at the centre of Odisha’s peri urban dairy industry

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By RCZI team Glitzy glass and chrome finished facades of offices of multinational corporations and Information Technology giants is a...

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Dec 16

Dec 22, 2016

Climate change to create more food shortages, illness and death in “aggrieved” countries like India and China

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By Taru Bahl A formative study led by Dr Marco Springmann from the Oxford Martin Programme on the future of...

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Dec 16

Dec 19, 2016

An animal transferring disease to humans is the most absurd piece of information I ever heard

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By Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan Ganesh Giri Goswami is the owner of a small dairy called Goswami Bhavan in Udaipur. He...

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Aug 16

Aug 11, 2016

A 5-Point Prescription for Management of Zoonoses

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By Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan As part of data collection during site visits, the project team gets an opportunity to interact...

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Jul 16

Jul 9, 2016

Gender related insights from the Field

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Not many gender studies are available with respect to women’s roles in peri urban farms. Given the nature of these farms, most families here are poverty ridden, isolated and ignorant. Women usually accept their lot uncomplainingly when plied with additional tasks related to upkeep of the farm. It therefore came as a pleasant surprise, to see women dairy farmers in Bangaluru in a more empowered position.

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Jul 16

Jul 9, 2016

Can an integrated communication platform demystify complexities of peri-urban settings?

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Communication experts working in the domain of infectious diseases agree that merely generating data and publishing in academic journals is not enough to inform policies and include stakeholders in the discourse around the prevention and control of zoonoses. Numerous research studies, including one that was recently undertaken by PHFI/RCZI has shown that even with diseases like Japanese Encephalitis, a regular menace in parts of India, the at-risk population has very limited knowledge about the epidemiology and prevention of the disease.

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Jul 16

Jul 9, 2016

How “smart” can a peri urban dairy farm be?

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Minister for Urban Development, M Venkaiah Naidu announced earlier this year, the first list of 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities, and Bhubaneswar in Odisha was right on top of that list. With Information Technology majors like Wipro, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services and Infinity already having offices here, the “smartness” tag seems spot on. But only till you move less than 500 metres away from some of these glitzy offices

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