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Jun8 6-8pm Sustainable India Dinner in Balt MD

From: Philo C.
Sent on: Monday, June 3, 2013 9:56 PM

Dinner on Sustainable Farming in India (fund-raising event)

  • 3400 N Charles St, BaltimoreMD (map)
    Visit for RSVP, Pledges and more information. 
    Free, but donations expected
  • Pledges and more information. 
    Association for India's Development at Johns Hopkins University (AID-JHU) invites you to its annual fundraising donor banquet.
    On June 08, India’s leading agricultural scientist Dr. Ramanjaneyulu (Dr. Ramoo) will give a short talk and have a short discussion on sustainable agriculture in India. Dr. Ramoo, the director of the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, is known to be a walking encyclopedia on the subject. Due to the efforts of CSA, there are 300,000 acres of farmland practicing sustainable agriculture in the state of Andra Pradesh today. Because of his prolific work, Dr. Ramoo was invited as the featured panelist in the popular Indian social TV series ‘Satyamev Jayate’ hosted by Amir Khan.
    The critically acclaimed documentary “Cotton for My Shroud”, featured a village named Dorli, which set itself for auction due to a severe debt caused by extensive GM cotton cultivation and losses associated with it. Because of the efforts by Dr. Ramoo, villagers have now returned to Dorli and restarted cultivation. The village is now debt free and also has a center for seed production.
    You will also get to meet and greet Ravi and Aravinda, founder of AID. Ravi and Aravinda moved back to India to work full time for AID. Their work in the Narmada valley to create a low cost hydro power plant is featured in the movie “Swades”. 
    Such success stories align with the vision of Association for India’s Development. Please invite your friends in MD, VA, DC and DE area for a sustainable future and development to help us to achieve more.
    Free Entry, donations expected at the venue.
    Venue: Glass Pavilion, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
    Date: June 08, 2013  Time: 6 pm to 8 pm 
    AID-JHU supported nine projects in 2012 and may support up to thirteen projects in 2013 depending on the support we get. 
    The projects are in the wide areas of 
    Sustainable farming 
    Forest Restoration 
    Public Health 
    Anti Corruption/Right to Information

Transit directions to 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218  (example only - from )
(53 minutes to 1:20 minutes for Saturday June 8 3pm trip to Baltimore)
1 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
  Walk to Washington Union Station
About 5 mins (0.2 mi)
Washington Union Station
 Northeast Regional Train 168 towards Boston South Station
3:15pm - 3:57pm (42 mins, 3 stops)

Baltimore Penn Station
About 1 min (14 mins to make transfer)
 11 Bus towards 11 Towson
4:11pm - 4:19pm (8 mins, 11 stops)
CHARLES ST & 33RD ST fs nb Stop ID: 4271
  Walk to 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
About 1 min (262 ft)

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