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(English) Can India compensate Bihar for its lower energy consumption?

Disculpa, però aquesta entrada està disponible a English.

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Causa del deterioro de la calidad nutricional en la India: ¿se debe a una Revolución Verde sesgada?

(Traducido por Celia)
Desnutrición que afecta a uno de cada cinco indios

45 por ciento de todos los niños menores de edad, que tres en la India tienen un peso inferior al normal – una mayor prevalencia media que en el África subsahariana (UNISEF)

A pesar de las grandes mejoras en la economía del país, la desnutrición

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Brasil y Bihar – contexto diferente pero la misma historia

Distribución de tierras en Brasil
Hoy en día, un 47 % de la tierra de Brasil es propiedad de tan solo 1 por ciento de la población, lo que hace el tierras distribución de la segunda mayoría desiguales en el mundo y una desigualdad flagrante en una nación conocida por su notable división entre ricos

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Underdeveloped Agriculture – cause of the most of cities’ problem

Blaming poor villagers for our cities problems seems a strange logic but this is very true at least in India. When I was talking to some researchers in urban planning at university of Sheffield, they found it very interesting complex system research in social science.
Let me start with some revealing news from India. Half of

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Bihar teachers’ pay to be linked to student attendance

A news article in Bihar Times with my comments

Bihar teachers’ pay to be linked to student attendance

Patna, Aug 21 : Salaries of teachers of government schools in Bihar will not be paid if they failed to ensure at least 75 percent attendance of their students, officials said Friday.

Concerned over low attendance in government schools across

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Primera visita a Pojh (El centro de los proyectos de Ass. Prabhat en India)

Parte de mi diario…

VISITA A POJH (INDIA)

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Mi experiencia de India

Por fin tengo un día de fiesta, des de que regresamos del viaje y me puse a trabajar, y puedo relajarme y sentarme a pensar. Quiero escribir algo que me impactó de la India a modo de introducción de este apartado que me han reservado en el blog, pero tras mucho meditar la única pregunta

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Sociotechnical systems approach for sustainable community development

The term sociotechnical systems (STS) was coined in the 1960s by Eric Trist and Fred Emery, who were working as consultants at the Tavistock Institute in London. The STS was used in complex organisational work design which consider the interactive relationship between people and technology. Central principles of sociotechnical theory were elaborated in seminal paper

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Right to Education and Bihar

India has passed a landmark bill providing for free and compulsory education to all children aged 6 to 14.

In closing remark of the five-hour debate, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said, “We are dealing with an issue that will determine the course of India in the 21st Century…. We must move forward by sending

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Monzones de la India, la economía y el suicidio de agricultores…

(Una traducción automática)

El miedo por debajo de monzón normal este año ya es realidad. Existe déficit de lluvia promedio de 20-25 % en la India y alrededor del 40 % o más en Bihar y oriental arriba. Aunque se ha reducido la proporción de la agricultura en la economía en general de la India (actualmente

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