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South Asian Development NewsMar 31, 2015
Digital Green

Digital Green is enabling farmers to make videos on best practices in their local language, which ...

Tribute to Chhattisgarh

Dr Ilina Sen had a deep association with Chhattisgarh and empathetically understood its society and culture. ...

The Land of The Bishnois

Bishnois have nurtured and protected the living species found around them for over five centuries. ...

Muslim Teens Educate Elders on Social Issues

Adolescent girls in a Bihar village create awareness on family planning, child marriage thanks to Bihar ...

How the Land Lies

India's government has of late been revisiting a number of outdated laws. But its efforts to ...

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A million learn to read in the 'world's fastest literacy programme'
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Turning Dust Bowls into Lush Villages
For teaching thousands of villagers in arid regiond of India how to build earthen dams to catch the monsoon rains and revitalize their land, Rajendra Singh was honored Friday with the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize.

Building An, Equitable Water Management System
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