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thewpjournal is committed to assimilate and bring together the best of thinkers and advocates in the wp & Sustainability community across the world. Under this initiative we have invited our Linkedin connections & followers from all around the globe to participate and share their knowledge with one another. This week's article is by Dr. Gopi Ghosh
A global activist who opposes genetically modified organism (GMO) foods and Big Agriculture, Dr. Vandana Shiva addressed an enthusiastic crowd of youngsters at Arizona State University in the US and labors on with her message in spite of staunch criticism from different quarters.
After eight months of intensive sanitation drive, Block A, Nala Camp, Rangpuri Pahari has become a 100% Open Defecation Free area. Until now, the Block situated at Vasant Kunj, South Delhi was no different than any other typical urban slum area, where 65-70 per cent people opt for open defecation.
Why not involve NGO leaders in developing wp projects and programmes? NGOs are grassroots workers and corporates aren't, this difference will be there and should be retained
Entomophagy, for the uninitiated, is the practice of eating insects. And if the growing ‘buzz’ around ‘bug food’ is to be believed, it may well be an addition to our diet that is worth serious consideration both in terms of health benefits and a possible solution to FAO’s ominous Global famine forecast.
Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to corporates to contribute to building toilets, The wp Journal learns that TCS, Bharti Foundation, and Oriental Bank of Commerce will soon followed by several other companies.
The universally dreaded plastic waste is now acquiring some ‘good-reuse-karma’. Upcycling techniques have generated a great potential to design more sustainable wp initiatives that can help clean up plastic waste, create useful products & generate fair trade employment opportunities