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My city Karnal lies in Seismic Zone

My city Karnal lies in Seismic Zone.…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 19, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Motherhood 2020

I wish dearly

The following lines lose sense

In the dawn of 2020

If we meet…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 12, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

ReliefWeb: Latest appeals are not sufficiently funded

ReliefWeb is doing wonderful work on creating awareness about different humanitarian appeals including women empoweremnt. However, a close look at funding status to various appeals revealed that funding is really insufficient.…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 12, 2010 at 5:51am — 2 Comments

Sprots used as a tool to empowerment girls in Afghanistan

On the occasion of International Women’s Day last month, UNICEF, the Bamyan Provincial Department of Women's Affairs and the local Youth Information and Contact Centre (YICC) joined forces to promote girls' empowerment through sport – by organizing an all-female football match.

UNICEF and the YICC have created a girls’ volleyball, hockey and football team – the latter has 16 members and is affiliated with the Afghanistan Football Federation – with the goal of engaging girls in community…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 12, 2010 at 5:37am — 2 Comments

Inter-planetary currency inaugurated

Currency News bureau, April 1, 2020: The Governor of Inter-planetary Bank of Research and Development (IBRD) Mr X today inaugurated the Inter-planetary currency which…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 4, 2010 at 8:37am — No Comments

Seed- a new alternative currency

I was really scratching my head for something real to comply ACT5. Just at that moment, Ramu, our mobile green grocer owner rang the door bell. He sells vegetables to the door step of this locality He grows a part of vegetables that he sells from the small piece of land that he owns in nearby village. I enquired about the variety that he is using presently. These are mainly local varieties with…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 4, 2010 at 8:21am — 5 Comments

Public domain money

CES money is public domain money. It is not 'owned' or controlled by anyone and as such belongs to the commons.

It is 'created' by the traders who use it, not by a third party outside the circuit of buyers and sellers (banks) who do so for their own parasitic gain.

When money is proprietary it confers the money power on those who 'create' and control it; when it is in the public domain the money power resides with its users, who…


Added by Pradip Dey on April 1, 2010 at 6:32am — No Comments

Guidelines for groundwater suitability for irrigation

Some of my friends wanted to know about ground water quality. Groundwater quality is grouped into seven cla**** based on electrical conductivity (EC), sodium adsorption ratio (SAR) and residual sodium carbonate (RSC) and the guidelines for suitability of irrigation are given…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Zinc deficiency in cereals and human health

Micronutrient deficiency and restricted bioavailability not only lead to poor growth and yield, but also affects human being who consume diet low in Fe and Zn. More than 3 billion people worldwide suffer from Fe and Zn deficiency and this is wide spread in those areas where population rely…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to minimize wastewater?

The most appropriate technique to minimize the wastewater is to segregate wastewater according to its quality. Segregation of gray water and reduced size of the flush cisterns could reduce the wastewater volume in the domestic sector to a manageable… Continue

Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Carbon Sequestration and measures to enhance soil organic carbon

The principal way of carbon storage in soil is through formation of soil organic matter. Soil organic matter is a complex mixture of carbon compounds consisting of decomposed plant and animal tissues, microbial biomass and carbon associated…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Compartmentalization of ideas will only weaken EVOKE

I have seen a danger of forming groups within EVOKE. I got one response from my fellow EVOKER to stop sending message about blogs written outside their own group(?). The mistake(?) from my side occurred when I replied to all in response to one of my INBOX message. Well, I must admit…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 10:10am — No Comments

How to sustain the tree plantation drive?

One of my fellows EVOKER replied in response to two of my blog posts about agroforestry who will pay for survival of trees planted in system. I…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 30, 2010 at 10:07am — 1 Comment

Food sovereignty- How to achieve?

This is a subject that I held to the core of my heart and hence I thought of taking this issue up today. Food sovereignty depends on many factors. Firstly,…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Keep power crisis at bay

Power is the issue
That scratch many a head,
Power is wanting
How can I go to bed?
Power to be tapped
From sun and the sea,
From electromagnetic waves
And from tree-
Power to be harnessed
From the cosmic ray;
I promise to keep
Power crisis at bay,
For future generation
I'll connect the power way.

Added by Pradip Dey on March 29, 2010 at 10:57am — No Comments

Multiti-tier cropping system based on water availability

For laying out the fruit based multi-tier cropping system, suitable crop combinations should be decided based on the climatic and soil suitability, availability of irrigation facility and socio-economic requirements. For main crop, fruit…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 29, 2010 at 7:36am — No Comments

Fruit based multi-tier cropping system

The fruit based multi-tier cropping system is a self-sustainable system where solar energy can be harvested at different heights, soil resources can be efficiently used and cropping intensity is increased. The system consists of three main components viz. main crop, filler crop and inter crops which occupy three…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 29, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Multiple use of water- the need of the hour

Water is one of the most precious natural resources after soil and these two resources provide the foundation for food, nutritional and livelihood security. The declining per capita water availability coupled with degrading land and water resources pose serious challenge to humanity and underscore the need for protection and efficient management. Multiple use of water is one option which has the potential to meet future demand for increasing productivity in the long term.

From… Continue

Added by Pradip Dey on March 29, 2010 at 7:25am — 8 Comments

The show must go on!

I remember the challenge

And the provoke

That was offered ten years back

By the network called EVOKE.....…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 27, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"We have to change the way we value and use water"

No human life without water

"We shall not finally defeat Aids, Tuberculosis, Malaria, or any other Infectious diseases that plague the developing world, until we have also won the battle for Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation and Basic Health Care" Kofi Annan, United Nations.

There is no human life without water. “By means of water” says the Koran, “we give life to everything.”

Water scarcity is one of the…


Added by Pradip Dey on March 27, 2010 at 10:13am — 4 Comments

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Fourth of July on the Lake

This past weekend was the annual celebration at the lake house in Connecticut. It is amazing that the lake is still so clear and beautiful after all these years. The watershed association has done a wonderful job protecting these waters from the damaging effects of development.The wood grill was finally ready to cook on, so we didn't miss the propane tank fueled grill anymore. The food actually tasted fresher than in the past and was easy to keep fueled.Dad was very proud of the solar hybrid…See More
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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ***tances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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The meal

It is 7'oclock, I was late home from work due to an assignment that i wanted to get ahead on. By the time I get home I am feeling extremley tired and I cannot be bothered to make a proper meal. I walk to the fridge and open it to see what there is for me to eat. All of the out of date foodstuffs have been automaticaly thrown away by the fridge, they will be recycled tomorrow as animal feed or something. I see i have organic local eggs and some local cheese. Foods are vacc** sealded for easy…See More
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FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
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