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Welthungerhilfe invites applications for Project Coordinator, Delhi/ Kolkata – Apply by December 31, 2011
chetana posted 9 years 7 months ago

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Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe provides help from one set of hands: from immediate emergency aid in the wake of a disaster to long-term projects carried out in cooperation with local partners. For Welthungerhilfe, overcoming hunger goes hand in hand with overcoming poverty. It supports people living in deprivation and poverty, irrespective of the colour of their skin, their religious beliefs or their world view. But helping does not mean providing handouts. Effective aid means helping people find new ways to determine their own lives and future free of hunger and deprivation – it helps them help themselves.

Water poverty in urban India - A study of major cities - A seminar paper - Tata Institute of Social Sciences
This paper explores the quantity of water used in domestic households vis-à-vis the recommended quantity of water. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 9 years 8 months ago

This seminar paper submitted for the UGC Summer Programme at the Jamia Millia Islamia University describes the findings of a study that explored the quantity of water used in domestic households vis-à-vis the recommended quantity of water consumption in seven major Indian cities, n

Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA) - Call for applications by Krishnaa Human Initiatives, Kolkata
content-team posted 9 years 10 months ago

Organization: Krishnaa Human Initiatives 

Venue: Kolkata 

CUPA

Krishnaa Human Initiatives is a citizen sector organization registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961 and enlisted with the NGO partnership system of Planning Commission, Government of India.

Water for Indian cities - Government practices and policy concerns - Issue Brief - Observer Research Foundation
This brief from the Observer Research Foundation highlights the issues involved in improving urban water supply in India. chicu posted 9 years 10 months ago

The urban expansion in India has not been met by a similar expansion in infrastructure and basic services. This has severely affected the quality of urban life and economic growth.

Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA)
Krishnaa Human Initiatives posted 10 years ago

Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA)The aim of this program is to provide an overview of both the theoretical and practical aspects of conventional and advanced technologies to the practitioners/educators for a better understanding and growing ability of applying knowledge.

The module specifically targets professionals in companies, consulting agencies, ministries, education and research institutes having BTech degree from AICTE approved institute.

Threat of land subsidence in and around Kolkata City and East Kolkata Wetlands – A paper in Journal of Earth System Science
The groundwater of the cities and wetland areas should be developed cautiously based on the groundwater potential to minimize the threat of land subsidence, the report says. Amita Bhaduri posted 10 years ago

This paper in Journal of Earth System Science attempts to estimate the possible rate of land subsidence of Kolkata City including Salt Lake City and the adjoining East Kolkata Wetlands located at the lower part of the deltaic alluvial plain of South Bengal basin. Land subsidence is an environmental hazard which is caused by overdraft of groundwater or oil extraction and results in gradual settling or sudden sinking of the earth’s surface owing to subsurface movement of the materials of the earth. 

Water For People is looking for business development manager at Kolkata/Delhi – Apply by July 15, 2011
content-team posted 10 years ago

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Water For PeopleWater for People helps people in developing countries improve quality of life by supporting the development of locally sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilities, and hygiene education programs.

Workshop on 'Best practices in sustainable agriculture', NABARD-ACCESS, 28th - 29th July, 2011, Kolkata
content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), ACCESS

Organizers:

  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
  • ACCESS Development Service

Venue: Kolkata

NABARD has undertaken many initiatives for promoting sustainable agriculture. The Regional Offices, CBOs, PIAs have also innovated locally depending on the local requirements. However, this vast knowledge base is not always tapped for sharing and dissemination in a systematic way. Outside NABARD also there are many successful experiments, models on sustainable agriculture practices. One of the mandates of NRMC is to identify such models and facilitate their replication.

Bhisti community in Kolkata usurped by taps - A film from Video Volunteers
Bhisti Community, who used to provide water to Kolkata’s inhabitants, is slowly disappearing. content-team posted 10 years 3 months ago