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Theory of green grassroots frugal innovations

  There has been a considerable confusion created by many scholars who have not used the terms carefully and therefore, have made the task of cumulation of knowledge difficult. Honey Bee Network has used the term grassroots innovations for last 25 years in a particular context of informal sector. For the growth of knowledge, comparative … Continue reading

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How to learn from creative communities and innovators

    welcome beginning, I only wish that this quest will build upon 25 year old quest #honey #bee #network pioneered through #shodhyatras, shodh sankals, survey of innovations through summer search through young students, patent reviews etc., Later National innovation Foundation Chaired by Dr R A Mashelkar has given a much wider platform to such … Continue reading

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Invitation for third International Conference on Creativity and Innovation at Grassroots [ICCIG], IIMA, Jan 19 – 22, 2015

Invitation for third International Conference on Creativity and Innovation at Grassroots [ICCIG], IIMA, Jan 19 – 22, 2015 Increasing concern for sustainability has focused attention of academics, practitioners, corporate, social and public policy leaders towards extremely affordable frugal products and services.  A quarter century of exploration by Honey Bee Network has generated several models of engagement … Continue reading

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BRICS by Bricks: need for new values and ethos for BRICS development bank

Recent agreement, among BRICS nations [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] to develop a new development finance institution is a highly welcome step. A unipolar world needed very badly a new pole. India has the opportunity as the head of the new institution to create new standards of transparency, accountability, participation, democracy and empathy. … Continue reading