Plant, Nurture, Grow, Love | A talk by Miguel Braganza | 6 Assagao, 17th Dec 2018, 7.30 pm onwards

Trees are something we often take for granted when they are there and miss them when they are no longer there. They are treated as one treat one’s parents, siblings or spouse. Missed in their ABSENCE, rarely admired in their presence. We admire flowering plants that look pretty but may do us no service at … Continue reading Plant, Nurture, Grow, Love | A talk by Miguel Braganza | 6 Assagao, 17th Dec 2018, 7.30 pm onwards

On Advocacy and Action | Bombay Hemp Company

BOHECO stands at the forefront of the Hemp industry in India in pursuit of receiving it’s 3rd license followed by India’s first ever medical cannabis license received in Jammu and its second license in Uttarakhand for industrial hemp, both in partnership with government institutes.

Goan Heritage | Prajal Sakhardande | 6 Assagao, Oct 29th, 7.30 pm, Mondayfix

This talk will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2017. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, economic, cultural and historical heritage. This will cover Goan History and Heritage from the Gaunkaris, Bhojas, Kadambas, Adilshah’s rule to the arrival of the Portuguese in 1510 till 1961, then to statehood and thereafter.

Mitti-Chuna | Natural Building Materials | 8th October 2018, Mondayfix at 6 Assagao | 7.30 pm

There is a need to question this widely accepted building material, cement and assess how this deeply affects the small scale building industries that are dying. Local economies that once made a village or a town self-sustainable are being destroyed. This talk is about the power of humble local materials as alternatives to cement, with examples and stories of natural buildings.