Alarming decline in global freshwater fish species: IUCN
The fields are silvery white with raw salt crusts in the vicinity of Nawa, a small town on the northwestern banks of Sambhar lake, India’s largest inland lake. Nawa lies about 90 kilometres east of Jaipur. Also an extensive saline wetland and a Ramsar site, the blinding white salt flats stretch as far as one can see.
In her mid-30s, Lino Lameko works as an assistant at the office of the national women’s council in Funafuti, the capital of Tuvalu. She has come all the way from the Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean to Tilonia, a small village located in Ajmer in Rajasthan to become a “barefoot solar engineer”.
Call for Abstracts - International workshop on 'Climate Change Impact and Societal Adaptation', Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer,November 6-8, 2013posted 7 years 9 months ago
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Sharing best practices in rural development - Case studies of few success stories in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradeshposted 11 years 8 months ago
This report on Planning Commission site by Research and Development Initiatives presents the findings of a study that aimed at evaluating/examining the government run rural development programmes for community development implemented in the country by:
- Documenting best practices in rural planning and implementation.
- Suggesting ways and developing systems for replication of these good practices at a larger level