Wednesday 30 October 2013

Author(s): Sugandh Juneja

Vignettes from Sri Lanka's cloud country

Vignettes from Sri Lanka's cloud country

In Sri Lanka, organic farmers draw inspiration from endemic practices such as home gardens or analog forestry, and have also adapted ‘imported’ ideas, such as zero-budget farming from India.

Rubber-stamp Authority

State environment regulatory bodies formed under the 2006 Environmental Impact Assessment notification have floundered. They have little financial autonomy and don’t have guidelines to function. The result, decentralization of confusion and corruption

Rubber-stamp Authority

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  • Dear Acharya The firing took

    Dear Acharya

    The firing took place 3 months back and I visited Sri Lanka in mid-late August. But it took time for me to collect information as I could not do much of it while I was in Colombo. The magazine still decided to carry the piece given its importance and gravity of the situation. We hope to do much better timely pieces from South Asia in the future.

    Regards

    Posted by: Sugandh Juneja | 2 years ago | Reply
  • Why down to earth reporting

    Why down to earth reporting it after 2 months. Its old story. Firing took place may be 3 months back.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
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