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Political Economist and strategist— specialising in International Public Policy, Globalisation, and Sustainability.

A terrace garden not only looks good but also is a seamless way of having your personal mini escape from the hustle of city life. So if you don’t have the land needed for the garden but have a terrace in your house then these plants will not only look…

As the lung spaces in urban centres reduce, an increasing number of city dwellers are opting for urban farming. The concept of farming in cities has taken a new shape. Today people are trying to utilise the smallest of available spaces to plant trees and edible crops for their utilities. In addition to traditional spaces like terraces, parking lots, vacant plots and even road dividers city dwellers have eagerly adopted to the concept of vertical gardens, hydroponics as well as hygroponic plants.

Tapping on the sentiment, many community organisations have sprouted up across the globe in developed as well as developing countries who target farming in urban areas for sustainable growth, food security, self reliance and climate change mitigation efforts. Organisations like Camp Green (Kampala, Uganda) provide an active space for young people to learn the fundamentals of urban agriculture and how to develop their own urban farms with limited space available at hand. Started in 2012, they have reached over 10,000 city residents, teaching them how to compost waste, grow their own produce, raise their own chickens, and eat nutritiously. The organisation is making monumental impact in promoting food security to the country.

As city dwellers become increasingly conscious of the environmental impacts of food production and transportation, as well as the origin and security of what they consume, urban agriculture has attracted public and political eyes. Bringing food production closer, in addition to being sustainable, is pedagogical. …

https://www.impactmagazine.in/may-2021?pgid=kox19h1z-a91d3feb-0b24-40df-8ef4-7824d893da23

We love fashion as much as any other person on this planet. Fun outfits, glamorous accessories, individuality. Many of us identify ourselves with it. However, the devastating environmental changes and severe human rights abuses, fashion, as it turns out, is a whole lot more complex than high waisted pencil…

Morning : Soaked almonds + Walnuts + 2–3 cashews (only if possible)

Coconut water

Kadha until the throat gets better

Egg white/ Dalia/ Oats/ Poha — with peanuts and vegetables/ Boiled vegetables.

Fresh cut fruits- apple + kiwi + chikoo + anar + oranges/ Mausami

Lunch : Simple dal +…

The deadly second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions of people infected and putting stress on the country’s already overtaxed health care system.

Officially, more than 17.9 million infections have been confirmed in April and more than 200,000 people have died, but experts say the actual figures…

  • For patients with mild symptoms and their family members.

As India reels under the second wave of corona virus I would like to share some important home remedies and tricks that I have used personally for speedy recovery of my mother. Please note that this is a precautionary article only…

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https://www.impactmagazine.in/post/the-history-of-vaccinations

Public health can be defined as an art of preventing diseases, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations, communities and individuals. As the world is actively anticipating the development of covid 19 vaccine it is interesting to look into the history…

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The roller coaster example

Most experts agree that the discomfort and damage we associate with stress generally occurs more as the result of our perceptions of — and subsequent reactions to — triggering circumstances, as opposed to being caused by the circumstances themselves.

“Many times we create our own stress because of faulty perception,”…

Innovations in technology have rapidly transformed democracies in the last two decades. One area where digital technology’s relevance and impact has often been debated is the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the choice of political leaders. …

Shreyanshi Dubey

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