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VAF encourages communication of its field experience and findings to a wider audience through popular media. Our researchers have numerous outreach through various renowned news channels and other development media.

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  • By: Sanjiv Phansalkar
  • On: May 30, 2018

The grey and grim hues of rural India

In travelling to the less fortunate parts of the countryside, it is difficult to come to terms with the stark...

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  • By: Ajit Kanitkar
  • On: March 30, 2018

A voice against abuse and exploitation

Standing against forced marriages in the old city of Hyderabad, Shaheen has emerged as a space for women of minority...

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  • By: Sanjiv Phansalkar
  • On: February 14, 2018

What technology does the poor need?

Although it is true that the poor needs affordable technological solutions that meet their requirements, these solutions frequently fail to...

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  • By: Bikalp Chamola
  • On: December 13, 2017

How development arrived in Kapa Mal village

An underdeveloped village inhabited mostly by the Baiga tribal community has gone through a makeover under the parliamentarians’ model village...

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  • By: Sanjiv Phansalkar
  • On: October 10, 2017

How can we kick-start Make in Rural India?

A significant portion of the government’s flagship Make in India initiative can be realised in the country’s rural areas through...

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  • By: Nirmalya Choudhury
  • On: August 31, 2017

Managing embankments

Involving the communities would help minimise the misery in flood-prone areas Read More

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  • By: Nirmalya Choudhury
  • On: August 16, 2017

Living With The Deluge

Focus should shift from relief measures to building resilience in flood-prone areas Read More

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  • By: Sanjiv Phansalkar
  • On: March 1, 2017

Land comes in between plough and plate

Increasing fragmentation of cultivated land in most parts of India makes it difficult to build supply chains of produce from...