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GIS tech to help identify potential areas for expanding sericulture - Business Standard

GIS tech to help identify potential areas for expanding sericulture - Business Standard | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
The Central Silk Board has identified new areas in northeastern states for expanding sericulture
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I wish  to share that I am a key member of this project team and happy that the project bagged award from Government of India.

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Rub your face with silkworm cocoons to wipe away wrinkles - Daily Mail

Rub your face with silkworm cocoons to wipe away wrinkles - Daily Mail | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Aged 46, there is nothing Frances Childs (right) won’t try to keep the years at bay.
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Silkworm Farming Turns Into a Goldmine for Gatsibo Women - AllAfrica.com

Silkworm Farming Turns Into a Goldmine for Gatsibo Women - AllAfrica.com | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Silkworm Farming Turns Into a Goldmine for Gatsibo Women
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Women in Gatsibo District have turned to silkworm farming to transform their livelihoods.
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Qudos to all those involved in goldmining the silk.While intial results are definitely  enouraging, the enthusiasm to venture by others can be sustainable only if proper  plans  for forward linkage of produce should be effectively in place and backword linkages and the technical support are inbibed.. Voulenteer service  from  International Sericulture Commission could be an effective low cost support that can be put to use.

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Conservation through Poverty Alleviation (CPALI)

Working with rural farmers in Madagascar to develop sustainable livelihoods through wild silk production and conserve endangered rainforests.
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Tufts University licenses silk biomaterials technology to Akeso Biomedical

Tufts University licenses silk biomaterials technology to Akeso Biomedical | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Tufts University today announced that it has licensed a novel silk technology for the treatment of chronic skin wounds to Akeso Biomedical, Inc., an early stage medical device company. The technology was invented by David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., Stern Family Professor of Engineering at Tufts University, and ...
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A significant step in serving mankind through silk-congratulations to Dr..Keplan and team for the achievement. My sincere thanks

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HPA2000 Silkworm Farming and Silk Production | World Folklore ...

HPA2000 Silkworm Farming and Silk Production | World Folklore ... | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Raising silkworms is called sericulture and is an agricultural-based livelihood that depends heavily on the weather and the attentiveness of the farmer. It is practiced throughout Asia, Russia, Turkey and Brazil with China being ...
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Jeffrey Sachs on the Millennium Villages Project | EconTalk | Library ...

Jeffrey Sachs on the Millennium Villages Project | EconTalk | Library ... | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Believe me, I had absolutely no idea when this project started, and didn't until I heard about the wonderful work being done, that silk, sericulture, silkworm farming could be profitable in Ethiopia. This was identified locally.
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China silk industry eyes breakthrough year - China Economic Net

China silk industry eyes breakthrough year - China Economic Net | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
China Economic Net China silk industry eyes breakthrough year China Economic Net Fang Aiqing, Vice Minister of Ministry of Commerce, said in the recently held video conference on promoting the healthy development of cocoon silk industry, that...
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News - Local News: Portsmouth News and Information (Portsmouth)

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AboutMyArea - Local news, events and much more.-Eczema Sufferers Needed For Silk Clothing Trial

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intresting study at lare scale-let us see the outcome of this study be a positvie silk clothing for millions who suffer from Eczeima

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Mizoram GSDP growth at 11% during 11 Plan - Business Standard

Mizoram GSDP growth at 11% during 11 Plan Business Standard "The project significantly impacted the economy by providing alternative sustainable livelihood opportunity for farmers and other poorer sections of the society, reducing their dependence...
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Makeover in Murshidabad: With NABARD's initiative weavers spinning a new ... - Economic Times

Makeover in Murshidabad: With NABARD's initiative weavers spinning a new ... - Economic Times | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Makeover in Murshidabad: With NABARD's initiative weavers spinning a new ...
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Makeover in Murshidabad: With NABARD's initiative weavers spinning a new livelihood. By Atmadip Ray, ET Bureau | 9 Nov, 2013, 04.00AM IST.
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MGNREGA boost to sericulture in Jharkhand - Times of India

MGNREGA boost to sericulture in Jharkhand - Times of India | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
MGNREGA boost to sericulture in Jharkhand
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Textiles Minister Honours 54 Women Achievers in Sericulture Put All Efforts to ... - Business Standard

Textiles Minister Honours 54 Women Achievers in Sericulture Put All Efforts to ... - Business Standard | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Textiles Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar today honoured 54 women from 27 Indian states who have achieved significant success in production, productivity and adoption of best practices in the field of...
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Project under way in Kyoto to commercialize spider-silkworm thread - Asahi Shimbun

Project under way in Kyoto to commercialize spider-silkworm thread - Asahi Shimbun | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
KYOTANGO, Kyoto Prefecture--A government-academic collaboration project plans to commercially develop high-performance silk created through genetic engineering between spiders and silkworms in about five years.
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Indian naturalists find giant moth in Western Ghats - Indileak

Indian naturalists find giant moth in Western Ghats - Indileak | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Indileak Indian naturalists find giant moth in Western Ghats Indileak Now, the the Sericulture Section of the Shivaji University has successfully mated and fertilized around 150-200 egs of a female Atlas Mylitta moth and efforts are on to rear the...
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the silkworm: Sericulture empowers women in the fragile Kandi belt ...

the silkworm: Sericulture empowers women in the fragile Kandi belt ... | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Sericuture, the art and science of silk production is a livelihood opportunity for millions owing to its high employment generation potential, low capital intensive nature, while being a highly remunerative agro industry.
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a comprehensive report on J & k sericulture-qudos.

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Boston startup with silk osteoarthritis treatment seeks up to $750K in seed round

Boston startup with silk osteoarthritis treatment seeks up to $750K in seed round | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Cocoon Biotech hopes to use silk in an injectable lubricant for osteoarthritis treatment. $750K would push it through animal studies & optimization.
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A good move to take silk linked discoveries to medical engineering industry

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Tussar silk dress material, a... / Write for Ten

Tussar silk dress material, a... / Write for Ten | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
The weavers are skilled for doing sericulture as a major source of livelihood. Hand spun Punjabi suit and coloured with vegetable dyes, the fabrics that produced are eco-friendly. The designer tussar silk salwar kameez is also ...
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Japan's OISCA assists silkworm farmers in Negros Occidental ...

Japan's OISCA assists silkworm farmers in Negros Occidental ... | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
The sericulture project started as an experimental mulberry plantation project introduced by OISCA in the town of Murcia, Negros Occidental, as an additional source of livelihood to help improve the income of the people in ...
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North Karnataka for promotion of sericulture - Times of India

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North Karnataka for promotion of sericulture
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Roy argued to popularize sericulture in northern parts of the state given that weather and climatic conditions are congenial for sericulture there.
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sericulture a sustainable livelihood option for t... - Vivasaya ...

sericulture a sustainable livelihood option for t... - Vivasaya ... | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Thanks to the unique project launched by NABARD in association with Sericulture department and involving an NGO, BHUMII Trust to take of the last mile efforts in ensuring sustainable livelihood option.
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Good example of convergence of ideas and resoruces for achiveing the goal i.e uplifting the needy throgh sericulture. kodos  to all

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Drought hits sericulture's prospects in Tamil Nadu - Hindu Business Line

Drought hits sericulture's prospects in Tamil Nadu - Hindu Business Line | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
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Drought hits sericulture's prospects in Tamil Nadu
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A three-year drought in Tamil Nadu is threatening the livelihood of over 23,000 families dependent on sericulture.
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Chattisgarh is in the central... / Write for Ten

Chattisgarh is in the central... / Write for Ten | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
Tribals in Chattisgarh, for whom sericulture accounts as a major source of livelihood, are skilled weavers of hand-woven Tussar Silk Sarees. Hand spun and coloured with vegetable dyes, the fabrics they produce are ...
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Ilayangudi women reel yarn to make a better living - The Hindu

Ilayangudi women reel yarn to make a better living - The Hindu | silk & sericulture | Scoop.it
The Hindu Ilayangudi women reel yarn to make a better living The Hindu When V.Prabakaran, Director, Department of Sericulture, Tamil Nadu (Salem) inaugurated the unit on September 20, the members were fresh from 15 days training but they fought...
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