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Rat Farming- An opportunity for food security

India has brought an Act on Food Security which basically aims at providing food and nutritional security based on human life cycle approach by ensuring access to adequate amount of quality food at affordable prices and also to provide supplementary nutrition to children from 6 months to 14 years through Integrated Child Development Scheme and […]

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Broadstreaming, not Mainstreaming

‘Broadstreaming, not Mainstreaming’ – An Approach towards Solutions for Inclusive Development was delivered at XLRI, Jamshedpur as inaugural address in the conference on ‘Solutions to Inclusive Development’ on January 29, 2010. Download the presentation. Broadstreaming, Not Mainstreaming    

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More Comments on Rat Farming

Rats–coming to your grocers soon!  by John Wood Sr OpEd News I personally think Mr Prakash has a noble idea–another good source of cheap protein is invaluable, especially considering how many of the worlds millions live on the edge of starvation. I truly hope that his endeavors are successful, and that his visionary idea spreads across […]

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Coverage on Rat Farming

BBC News Read BBC on Rat Farming: August 13, 2008 by Amarnath Tewary Mr Prakash says his proposals to popularise rat meat eating are intended to uplift their social-economic condition. “There are twin advantages of this proposal. First, we can save about half of our food grain stocks by catching and eating rats and secondly […]

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Rat Farming in Food & Wine Magazine

The issue of rat eating is discussed in this article The Ubiquitous Rat by Pam Brunning in the Food & Wine Magazine of International Wine and Food Society (IW & FS). “Rat meat is a healthy alternative to rice and grains,” Vijay Prakash of the Bihar state welfare department told a press conference in Patna […]

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Right to Education for underprivileged

Project Background and Description In 2004-06, APCL had run a project with CEF on ‘Education for Democracy’. In this project, it was found that there was a need to orient learning systems to take care of the socio-cultural context of the underprivileged. For this purpose, it would be better to have laboratories in different subjects, […]

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Abhivanchiton ka shikshadhikar: Educational Rights for Underprivileged

  The book Abhivanchiton ka Shikshadhikar – Education for Underprivileged, authored by Vijoy Prakash and Prof Shailendra Kr Shrivastava has been published by Rajkamal  Publication, New Delhi.   About the book Modern education system serves the needs of upper and upper middle class only. Confined to their own world realities Lower middle and middle class […]

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Hindustan : Rat farming

His idea on rat farming was ranked above Obama, McCain, Hillary, Sarah Palin, Oprah as the “world’s stupidest statement award” of 2008. Dennis Avery considers his idea on “rat farming” to be the best “non-science” solution to issues of global food scarcity. Dennis T. Avery, is a senior fellow with the Hudson Institute in […]

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Nutritional Value of Rat Meat

Nutritional Value of Rat Meat The current knowledge of the yield and nutritional (proximate and fatty acid) composition of meat derived from African ungulates, camelidae, rodents, ratites and reptiles is reviewed. Although most of the species discussed give low cholesterol levels consistent with their low meat lipid contents, the tegu lizard gives a very low […]

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Educating Underprivileged – Some critical concerns

Despite several alluring programmes and incentives in the form of cash and kinds, majority of underprivileged and poor children prefer not to go to school. Even if they do, they don’t continue there. Is it because they don’t understand the value of education or the interventions are not attractive enough to retain them in school? […]

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