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Lakshmi Murmu Smriti Shishu Vidyalaya

The focus of work of the collective is on the adivasis and the marginalized caste groups residing in the hamlets of Chattna block of Bankura (Bengal).

Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)

The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.

B’luru Residents Turn Kitchen Waste Into 100 Kg of Biogas, Help Eatery Cook 3,000 Meals/Day!

Four tonnes of processed domestic waste generate 100 kg of bio-gas which is used by a restaurant to cook 3,000 meals a day.

Number crunching helps farmers manage water

“They realise that groundwater is a common resource, not private property, and hence requires collective action,”

The story behind the Solar Village Project Solar Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Irumbai

Depending on the traffic to the search engine, the group will install a certain number of solar panels in the village.

Gutter gas fueled tea boosts chaiwala's livelihood

Can a Chai stall be run with Zero expenditure on Energy?

Biodiversity heritage sites could turn out to be a lifeline for India’s conservation efforts

The voluntary character of the process implies an intricate desire within the stakeholders to preserve the land.

This Bengaluru Couple Save 1 Lakh Litres of Water Every Year. Here’s How

The capital cost of building an eco-friendly house is 10 per cent lower. It also reduces the overall carbon footprint and water wastage.

This Bengaluru Couple Save 1 Lakh Litres of Water Every Year. Here’s How

The capital cost of building an eco-friendly house is 10 per cent lower. It also reduces the overall carbon footprint and water wastage.

MILLETS - The Miracle Grains

Millet farming saves nearly six million litres of water per acre - they can stand up to the crisis of climate change.

MILLETS - The Miracle Grains

Millet farming saves nearly six million litres of water per acre - they can stand up to the crisis of climate change.

Agroecology leading the fight against India's Green Revolution

Women's collectives are organising to restore traditional foods and farming methods, resulting in lower costs, higher yields, improved nutrition...

Making maps to protect fishing villages around Chennai

The fishermen were able to show the maps in the previous management plan as evidence that this was their workplace.

Social Media aiding Conservation of Wetlands in Kerala

Ensuring that water quality is restored will will result in positive economic returns for the tourism industry as well as local stakeholders

Spend time with a super exciting bunch of tiny tots, this summer

Children quickly grasped the lessons taught at the centre and were assimilated back into the school system...

Why Abhyasa Vidyalayam in Vijayawada is the very definition of wholesome learning

Students do not carry heavy books to school, have a games period and at least one co-curricular activity each day!

Farmers demand survey of land before implementing Title Guarantee Act

The proposed Act puts the onus to provide rights to the actual owner, on the government .

महिलांनी शेत-जमिनीवर अधिकार मिळवण्याचा एक यशस्वी प्रयत्न (Marathi)

जमिनीवरील हक्क मिळविणे, त्यावर आधारित उपजीविकेचे पर्याय निर्माण करणे आणि त्यासंबंधी निर्णयप्रक्रियेत सहभाग वाढविणे ह्यासाठी 'माविम'चा महिलांना आधार

A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019

outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.

Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra

Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots

Farmers demand survey of land before implementing Title Guarantee Act

The proposed Act puts the onus to provide rights to the actual owner, on the government .

This Bengaluru Couple Save 1 Lakh Litres of Water Every Year. Here’s How

The capital cost of building an eco-friendly house is 10 per cent lower. It also reduces the overall carbon footprint and water wastage.

Biodiversity heritage sites could turn out to be a lifeline for India’s conservation efforts

The voluntary character of the process implies an intricate desire within the stakeholders to preserve the land.

Farmers demand survey of land before implementing Title Guarantee Act

The proposed Act puts the onus to provide rights to the actual owner, on the government .

MILLETS - The Miracle Grains

Millet farming saves nearly six million litres of water per acre - they can stand up to the crisis of climate change.

TEDx Talk on Vikalp Sangam

An environmentalist inspires us to think and plan for the future, to focus on the positives, on the solutions, for a better life. He inspires us to...

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