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Tags: , , , , | Category: Community development, Education, Marta's Corner, Social Problem, Travel

Mi experiencia de India

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After returning from trip of Bihar and I started working, now finally I have a day of celebration and I can relax and reflex. I wanted to write something that impacted me while visiting India and give my feedback from this trip, but after lot of thinking the only question that comes to mind

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Category: Community development, Social Problem, environment

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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Category: General, Social Problem

Business of NGOs…???

In recent years we been reading some sensational news of misappropriation of funds in some Spanish NGOs. For example director of Barcelona based NGO has been charged
for embezzlement of 45 million euros (58 million dollars), disguising the money as expenses that went towards sponsoring children. The involved organisation is is active in Bolivia, Ecuador,

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Category: Community development, Education, Social Problem, Uncategorized

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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Category: Agriculture, Community development, Farmers, General, Social Problem

Indian monsoon, economy and farmers’ suicide…

The fear of below normal monsoon this year is now reality. There is average 20-25% rain deficit in India and about 40% or more in Bihar and eastern UP. Though the share of Agriculture in overall Indian economy has reduced (currently about 23%) but monsoon plays a big role in overall sentiment of economy.
Monsoon will

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