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Indian environmental philosopher and activist Vandana Shiva has been chosen for this year’s Fukuoka Prize, a prestigious award being bestowed by Fukuoka city government in Japan on people who contribute to academia, arts, and culture in Asia.

Ms. Shiva is the seventh Indian to receive the award and was presented with......


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New Delhi, July 3: Dr. Vandana Shiva, an eminent Indian environmental philosopher and activist, was cornferred the prestigious FUKUOKA PRIZE 2012 today during a press conference held in New Delhi for her remarkable work in the field of science, technology and ecology. The......

It is our honor to inform you that Dr. Vandana Shiva, an environmental philosopher and activist, has been selected as the Grand Prize laureate for the FUKUOKA PRIZE 2012. The Fukuoka Prize Committee would like to hold the commemorative lecture & panel discussion, the press conference and the celebratory party......

In the wake of the Delhi High Court issuing notice to Bharti Walmart Pvt Ltd and Bharti Retail Ltd for allegedly violating Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms on retail trade, Mr Rajan Bharti Mittal on Thursday met the Commerce and Industry Minister Mr Anand Sharma.

Meanwhile, it is learnt that the......

Navdanya's Bija Swaraj Yatra (Pilgrimage for Seed Freedom) to Bundelkhand 5th - 9th July 2012

Since Navdanya was started 25 years ago, Bija Yatras have been used to spread awareness about Seed Saving Seed Diversity and Seed Sovereignty.

Through Bija yatra in Bundelkhand from......

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Navdanya means “nine seeds” (symbolizing protection of biological and cultural diversity) and also the “new gift” (for seed as commons, based on the right to save and share seeds In today’s context of biological and ecological destruction, seed savers are the true givers of seed. This gift or “dana” of Navadhanyas (nine seeds) is the ultimate gift – it is a gift of life, of heritage and continuity. Conserving seed is conserving biodiversity, conserving knowledge of the seed and its utilization, conserving culture, conserving sustainability.

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