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Color Vision Impairment in School Children

Background: Color vision impairment affects 3-4% of people in India, and it goes unnoticed until later in life because people develop adaptations to cope to some extent, while others are unaware of the disease. The goal of this study is to determine the prevalence of color vision impairment in students aged 6 to 15 in…
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July 9, 2021 0

Engendering Climate Change Impacts and Community Adaptation Strategies in Samburu Pastoral Communities, Kenya

Climate change poses a serious challenge to humanity’s survival. Millions of people are already being impacted by current weather extremes, which are jeopardising food and water stability, as well as agricultural supply chains and many habitats and resources. Climate change is increasing the frequency of these incidents, exposing extreme poor countries to greater risks than…
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May 7, 2021 0

The Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) in Strengthening National Agricultural Research Extension System in India

Any country’s agricultural growth is dependent on its research and development efforts, which are combined with extension agencies to form a network of Research-Extension systems, also known as the Agricultural Knowledge Information System (AKIS). The knowledge triangle created by science, education, extension, and farmers at the centre of the triangle is referred to as AKIS.…
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April 17, 2021 0

Portuguese Literature and Film: Ideological and Symbolic Metamorphosis in Manhã Submersa: From the Novel by Vergílio Ferreira to the Film by Lauro António

In his novel Manhã Submersa, the Portuguese writer Vergílio Ferreira devotes profound attention to the treatment of space, which acquires a powerful symbolism and results in a vector for the creation of the identity of the main character. Room, physical and psychological, because of the influences and echoes in the personality, is very important for…
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November 2, 2020 0

Discussing the Potentials of Rural Women for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Implications for Sustainable Agriculture

The focus of the study was on rural women’s ability to combat climate change and adapt to sustainable agriculture. In the management of complex households, rural women play an important role and follow several livelihood strategies that ensure that food is accessible to the increasing population. Climate change has significantly affected the activities of these…
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September 29, 2020 0

Reviewing the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Farm Households through Gender Lens

Climate change is one of the greatest global challenges of our time. Impact of climate change can be felt in many areas including agriculture. Agriculture is primary occupation of a human being. Among all the human activities, agriculture being the mostly weather dependent is physically and economically more vulnerable to climate change. With climate change…
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December 7, 2019 0