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November 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Medicinal Rice and Indigenous Knowledge

Rice is well known around the world but information about Medicinal Rice is limited to the natives of few regions. In Indian state Chhattisgarh, natives specially Traditional Healers have in depth knowledge about different Medicinal Rice. If you search the reference literatures, you will find maximum references from Chhattisgarh. I am documenting traditional knowledge about Medicinal Rice from over a decade. Although part of this knowledge is online through hundreds of research articles in… Continue

Added by Pankaj Oudhia on November 28, 2008 at 21:30 — No Comments

Climate-change media boost for millions of the most vulnerable

Millions of people at high risk from climate change will get vital information they need thanks to an initiative that today named 40 journalists from 33 developing countries who it will bring to the UN negotiations in Poznan, Poland in December.



The Climate Change Media Partnership — set up by Panos, Internews and the International Institute for Environment and Development — will provide the journalists with a two-week programme of support to boost the quality and quantity of media… Continue

Added by MikeShanahan on November 26, 2008 at 13:19 — 1 Comment

Over 10 million pages on Type II Diabetes

Here is present status of scientific report on Type II Diabetes, I am preparing from last 14 years. This report is near completion now. At present the size of report is over 200 GB. In terms of pages, over 10 million pages (A4 size). The report is written in code words in order to avoid its misuse. This report is a result of interactions with over 6000 Traditional Healers, herb collectors, farmers, herb vendors, traders etc. of Indian state Chhattisgarh. Over 80,000 high resolution pictures… Continue

Added by Pankaj Oudhia on November 24, 2008 at 13:49 — No Comments

First Ever National Discussion on Science Fiction in India-A Report !

Can you imagine having an ethnic barbecue dinner on the holy bank of the Ganges after having a full view of the light of earthen lamps on the Ghats of the Ganges? Can you imagine a puppet show at the beginning of a conference and Shehnai Vaadan by the nephew of Shehnai maestro Late Bharat Ratn Ustad Bismillah Khan the next evening? Add to that a magic show and other recreational activities like fun fishing and “primordial” soup making contest to commemorate the concept of origin and… Continue

Added by Dr.Arvind Mishra on November 20, 2008 at 2:30 — 3 Comments

ISDESR-NGO Seeking Grants

We are working in the field of environment, natural resource management, biodiversity, livelihood, in the desert area of Rajasthan State of India. We are seeking grants and funding agencies in the above fields or related. Please also send some good ideas or projrct proposal related to above fields.

With regards.

Added by Dr. M. M. Sheikh on November 17, 2008 at 23:30 — No Comments

Seminar on “Food Quality : Consumers' Rights”

Seminar on “Food Quality: Consumers' Rights”



Bangladesh Science Writers & Journalists Forum (BSWJF), member of the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) will hold a seminar on “Food Quality : Consumers' Rights” at the conference room of the National Press Club, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 19 November, 2008 Wednesday at 10:30 A.M.



Prof. Dr Seikh Nazrul Islam of Institute of Food & Nutrition Science of the Dhaka University will present the key-note paper.… Continue

Added by Saadi, Mir Lutful Kabir on November 14, 2008 at 6:00 — No Comments

The Fifth National Conference in the serious point of upgrading the Nepalese standard using the scientific tools!

NAST, using the same language by kattel sir, an autonomous statutory body established with a mandate to work for the promotion and development of science and technology in the country is going to organize The Fifth National Conference on science and technology in November 10-12 2008 in this tempered and extreme point of Nepalese politics possibly. Thats why too it will certainly has a meaningin this situation. Untouchable development of science in the world, in fact its necessity to run the…

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Added by Madhav Raj Rosyara on November 3, 2008 at 12:30 — No Comments

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