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Zero Budget Natural Farming: An Agricultural Revolution is Taking Shape in India

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Our story follows Satyavati – a young woman from the Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh, India, as she compels her community to adopt a farming practice that is revolutionizing small-scale farming across India. Zero Budge...

India: New Approach to Nutrition

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Malnutrition is a major problem for children in Madhya Pradesh, India. An innovative solution is improving nutrition in rural areas, where an International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) supported project is...

The Siddis: India’s Forgotten Africans

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United Nations - Descended from African slaves – the Siddi people today live in western India. For centuries they’ve held on to their African culture – and a special relationship with the Asiatic lion. 21st Century: ...

Girls for Sale in India and Canada’s indigenous women – the missing and the dead

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United Nations - "21st Century", is a half-hour, monthly news magazine series produced by United Nations Television. We focus on under-reported stories from around the world, told through the personal experiences of ...

India – Girls For Sale

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United Nations - In India – a child is abducted every 8 minutes. Most are girls. A third are never found. We follow the story of two girls who went missing - and one man’s struggle to find them before they are lost fo...

India: Farmers Increase Cotton Fields

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United Nations - A new initiative designed to cut costs and improve cotton yields in Maharashtra State is helping some of the country's most vulnerable farmers- farmers who depend on the crop for their very survival- ...

India: Tigers Face Extinction

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United Nations - Every year John Isaac, an Indian-born photographer, travels from New York City in the United States to document the rare Bengal tigers of Rajasthan, India. But with every journey he is more and aware ...

India’s Tigers: A Threatened Species

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United Nations - In India only 1700 tigers survive in the wild. Poaching and climate change have taken a heavy toll. Today the story of one man’s quest to save the Indian tiger, through the lens of a camera. 21st Ce...

A Bird Watcher’s Paradise

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United Nations - The Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet many of its population of over 300 species of birds are threatened by the effects of climate change. The combination...

INDIA: The Power of the Sun

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United Nations - From India, a unique project taps the sun’s rays to bring clean energy and hope to the poorest. 21st Century: Episode #112 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow#112indiapowerofthesun.pdf

‘I AM 70’ : Usha Rai

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United Nations - Growing up as a woman in India and various parts of the world has its challenges. Influential figure, Usha Rai now in her 70th year, discusses how her family supported her dream to become a doctor ev...

India: Harnessing The Sun’s Rays

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United Nations - India is taking the lead in mitigating climate change by using solar energy to power its cities. In Gujarat State, engineers have created the ‘world’s first’ canal-top solar project generating 10 me...