Climate, Environment, Natural disaster

The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Work conditions for sand miners vary starkly. In Cambodia and southwest China, highly mechanized sand mines offer little local employment. In Nepal, labour-intensive sand mines may employ hundreds of people. And, in Myanmar, households living along rivers may be involved in informal river sand collection. A sand mine in Nepal. Growing urbanization and its need… Continue reading The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

food security

Seed to Soul : Food Security

The problem is that much of this involves carbon-hungry technology, such as glasshouses heated by burning gas or vast fields of plastic polytunnels.

Environment, My Literature, Poetry

Change | Poetry

Change ! It seems an inappropriate to see the justice of life and happiness Because the city was made for the hunters by the hunters Who rather prefer to have flesh Hunting is their profession For food no alternative but to be sacrificed A different society we believe in The way the hunters believe in… Continue reading Change | Poetry

Nepal

Severe challange: Image

Where to grow? Mushrooming housing in arable land | image: Jesi | INCOMESCO How to solve? Energy cricis: Que for fuel (patrol and diseal) during the blocked in 2015 in Nepal (The blocked was imposed by India) | Image: Sandip Khatri’s blog

Climate, Events, food policy,, Permaculture

Permaculture Summit

Join Permaculture Summit Permaculture Association developing a shared agenda to shift power over our democracy, economy and environment to people and communities across Britain. The event takes place at Potbank ApartHotel at the Spode Works Factory, Stoke-on-Trent over 8-10 May 2019 The cost of attending CTRL-Shift depends on what type and size of organisation you… Continue reading Permaculture Summit

food security, Publications, vulnerability, Wall-fare system

Ensuring food security for vulnerable

It was nice to participate in a discussion program with the concerns on  “Ensuring Food Security for Vulnerable". The presentation program was organised by the Enablement Nepal. The INGO works for the well-being of vulnerable people in Nepal especially in the field of physical accessibility where the person with disability has been facing immense barrier… Continue reading Ensuring food security for vulnerable

Environment, food policy,, food security, Humanity, opinion

A painful story of megacities

WW Rostow is a pioneer of stages of economic growth and modern development approach that is also known as a modernisation approach. The well-known Rostow's five stages of growth are explained in terms of traditional society, transition, take-off, maturity and mass consumption. In today's unequally divided society, a big chunk of the global population are struggling… Continue reading A painful story of megacities

Image: University of Reading
food policy,, food security

Safe space

The population growth is unlimited but the capacity of the earth to sustain its services is limited. Due to increasing human activities on land, water, air and overall environment; a severe stress on ecosystem has surfaced since the 1950s. Four of nine planetary boundaries (environmental limits within which humanity can safely operate) have now been… Continue reading Safe space

food policy,, food security, Publications

Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

A Highlight The theme ‘gathering and translating evidence of lived experience of food-related problem’ of the program sounded me very inquisitive before entering the Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre of City, University of London to participate the 2018 City Food Policy Symposium on 25th of April. Although, I am late to share this post however sharing… Continue reading Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

Environment, Housing, Natural disaster

The purpose of making home

Its been snowing for four-five days that makes life harder in the UK. The almighty nature is powerful, no one can change its rule and direction using a power of gun or resolutions however loss can be mitigated by making system disaster resilient. Man can feel safe when entering the house from the snowy days.… Continue reading The purpose of making home