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By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Try and picture a day in rural Punjab. We immediately think of a man, toiling away in the field, soiled hands tending to his crops and a look of exasperation on his face. The … Continue reading
My father is an agriculturist and that explains why each time when I am visiting my parents, just like this past weekend, I end up spending a considerable amount of time with my family on discussions around agriculture and its … Continue reading
By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Agriculture still remains one of the mainstays of rural livelihoods in India. While we have been trying to gain insights into how rural livelihoods can be improved through strengthening agriculture, our efforts have also … Continue reading
By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Strengthening the rural economy can be an answer to solving several problems that are plaguing developing countries, including India. The agricultural sector faces the problems of inadequate infrastructure, poor organization and lack of skilled … Continue reading
Center for Knowledge SocietiesÂ in collaboration with Asian Paints is organizing ColourNext Dialogues 2013,Â a conclave on the social meaning of Indian colour trends and visual directions for 2013, which will be a part ofÂ India Design 2013. The two back-to-back conclaves, to … Continue reading
I helped facilitate the Nimble Agriculture session at Design Public 4. We sought to gain new perspective into the largely unsolved challenge of how we can use mobile technologies, social networks and new and innovative approaches to services deliver to … Continue reading