Food Security For Sustainable Development

June 12, 2011
Dept of Social Work, Amritapuri

According to Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, India is growing more food than ever before. Last year’s 4% growth target was surpassed coming in at 5.65%, with production of wheat, pulses and oil seeds reaching record highs.

Disasters Caused by Nature or Poor Governance?

June 13, 2011
Dept of Social Work, Amritapuri

Violent torrential rains hit mountain towns north of Rio, Brazil this past January, triggering massive floods and mudslides that caused irreparable damage.

Families and children were buried alive while they slept.