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Case Studies of Alternatives (2014 - 16)

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Very Much on the Map: the Timbaktu Collective

Very Much on the Map: the Timbaktu Collective. Kalpavriksh Pune, Maharashtra.

Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers

A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits

Green Toilet in my backyard

Ecosan (short for ecological sanitation) toilets are improved versions of old dry toilets that do not demand water for flushing

India’s sustainable energy superheroes shine at the Ashden Awards

The Ashden Awards are a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy and winners receive tailored support

Kerala gets first solar-powered school in Alappuzha

The grama sabha made the initial investment. The school (975 students) needs 1.5KW- 2KW daily. They have become self-sufficient in power

Shepherd from Karnataka builds 14 ponds on barren hill, turns his village green

"Wherever I take up 5-6 ft of digging, there will be water which will not dry up … even during summers.”

पक्षियों का गांव है मेनार (IN HINDI)

तरबूज-खरबूज की खेती छोड़ी पक्षियों के लिए !

Organic Food Market Opens at Rayagada

Price of different goods are decided mutually by the farmers and the consumers on a monthly basis.

पक्षियों का गांव है मेनार (IN HINDI)

तरबूज-खरबूज की खेती छोड़ी पक्षियों के लिए !

Green Toilet in my backyard

Ecosan (short for ecological sanitation) toilets are improved versions of old dry toilets that do not demand water for flushing

How a farmers’ group is reviving the jackfruit

Pingara, run by 1000 farmers of Dakshin Kannada, employs 18 people and has the capacity to process over 400 kg of raw jackfruit a day.

Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans

The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.

Community radio as a phenomenon: Winning hertz

In today’s world of converged media, radio programmes have a greater reach than ever before as they are shared on social media sites.

What would a thriving rural space look like?

Understanding that the more important role of the pond was to recharge underground reservoirs and if the water stays longer more will percolate...

Sparks from a conversation

We need to work towards approximate and imperfect solutions — those that are attainable and will have us at peace.

Shepherd from Karnataka builds 14 ponds on barren hill, turns his village green

"Wherever I take up 5-6 ft of digging, there will be water which will not dry up … even during summers.”

Organic Food Market Opens at Rayagada

Price of different goods are decided mutually by the farmers and the consumers on a monthly basis.

Kashmiri Pandit, Muslim Artists Come Together to Promote Harmony Through Their Work

Unique exhibition aimed at promoting the ideas of harmony and togetherness through the medium of art

People as auditors

The Supreme Court has ordered that Social Audit Standards be applied to set up truly independent state-supported Social Audit units.

What would a thriving rural space look like?

Understanding that the more important role of the pond was to recharge underground reservoirs and if the water stays longer more will percolate...

How Maharashtra, Gujarat, Bengaluru, Chennai are tackling water crisis

“There should be recharge plans at both the micro level in houses and the macro level led by the government in parks, roads and public buildings,”

पक्षियों का गांव है मेनार (IN HINDI)

तरबूज-खरबूज की खेती छोड़ी पक्षियों के लिए !

Kashmiri Pandit, Muslim Artists Come Together to Promote Harmony Through Their Work

Unique exhibition aimed at promoting the ideas of harmony and togetherness through the medium of art

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