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Scientists and farmers strengthen lab-land ties post-lockdown

  Over the past few weeks, scientists and farmers have literally seen digital transformation on how to stay connected. From webinars to social media message platforms and audio conferences,...

Inclusive advisory services enable the women of Thirumalairayasamuthiram village in India to better manage their farms

  Women play a significant and crucial role in agricultural production. An economic survey carried out it 2017-18, indicates that with growing rural to urban migration by...

Reaching out during Cyclone Nivar: Technology and community rapport play significant role

  As Cyclone Nivar hit the eastern coast of India, on November 25-26, several thousand farming and fishing community members especially in the states of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, ...

Over four years of driving development through public libraries – INELI India-south Asia

Libraries and librarians are acting as drivers of development, showcasing transformation across India and south Asia. This has been made possible by the INELI (International Network of Emerging...

Sharing across India and south Asia: interstate network empowers children through libraries

  Over 60 children from two South Indian states met online for the first time with an interest to learn, share, and build an interstate network to be empowered, capable of creating pathways,...

Affirmation and opportunity: working with libraries for the SDGs

Globally, librarians are looking at innovative ways of strengthening library services using technology, connecting the dots and building a niche network, making libraries more relevant in the space...

Breaking library boundaries for positive change: A Sairam, innovator

How do you become a change agent in your community reaching people of all ages including differently abled, and many others who need support and information? The answer: be a library innovator....

Village Knowledge Centres help farmers benefit from government schemes in Assam

  September 2020: The region of Sivasagar in the state of Assam, is a flood-hit area; most farmers here, go for Rabi cultivation after the floods end. The area needs irrigation during the...

When Assam floods brought pests, scientists & farmers were ready

  September 2020: If there is one thing certain about Assam every year, it is the annual flood and the widespread devastation caused by it. This disaster has become an annual calamity and...