agriculture, food security

Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

Andrew Jenkins, Queen's University Belfast A company in Scotland has unveiled what it claims is arguably the world’s most technically advanced indoor farm. Intelligent Growth Solutions’ vertical farm uses artificial intelligence and specially designed power and communication technologies. The firm says this reduces energy costs by 50% and labour costs by 80% when compared to… Continue reading Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

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

Environment, food security, My Literature, Poetry

A City | Poetry

Creating awareness from the poetry on the food system, humanity and nature The stags were sleeping with their wife  With an innocent infant baby But a city seeker A so-called creator Suddenly came and shot them all To make the most beautiful city! Thousands of stags were killed to create a city   Oh!  Creator!?… Continue reading A City | Poetry

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

Amartya Sen, Egalitarianism, Environment, food security, Globalization, inequality, Joseph Stiglitz

Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!

The Americans have realised that their democracy is not working to create a fair society. As a witness of this, an eye-opening thought from world-renowned economist Joseph E Stiglitz has vowed again that “Most Americans want a higher minimum wage, they want gun control, they want access to healthcare … yet our democracy can’t deliver… Continue reading Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!

Climate, food security, Globalization, Humanity, Planatary boundary

Climate and food: human responsibility

Due to infinitely increasing population and changing diet style we need more food, whereas the capacity of natural resources to produce the services are limited. The water is depleted, the land is encroached and the environment is polluted because of growing non-agricultural human activities. Agriculture is the main source of food production and the farmers… Continue reading Climate and food: human responsibility

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Stay in Touch !

Posts are not very regular because of my busy academic program until 2017/18. Please stay in touch, I will be back with more creative ideas and new layout after finishing the program. I would like to thank you for the love and support. Apologies for the inconvenience ! 🙂  International Development and applied economics 

food security, Natural disaster, Nepal

Floods, landslides kill many in Nepal

At least 100 people have been killed in Nepal and 45 more in neighbouring India in flash flooding and landslides. The dozens of others have been missing.  Rescue works are under way but the water levels have not declined yet, it has already crossed the danger level. Due to the heavy rainfall (on Friday 11… Continue reading Floods, landslides kill many in Nepal

Amartya Sen, Current Issues, democracy, SocialDecission

Mocking Democracy in Twenty First Century: Wrong Majoritarian System?

In the liberal society, people's participation in development through the political process is an important approach. Elections, company’s shares, non-governmental entities, developing and sharing opinion are the best ways of participation. In a public lecture program, ‘Democracy and Social Decisions’ organized by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Nobel laureate and Lamont Professor Amartya Sen… Continue reading Mocking Democracy in Twenty First Century: Wrong Majoritarian System?