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Taking firm root: A cooperative success story off Salem
Member-farmers do not cultivate the same crop; the produce is purchased by the society; and farmers are debt-free.
Floating gardens for the landless
Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...
Vembanad’s fishing community protects their fish with sanctuaries
To protect the fish resources, the traditional fishing community of Vembanad Lake has started constructing fish sanctuaries in the lake
A ‘cheesy’ effort to give women wings
"We want their work to be noticed, rather than their disability,”
In the words of Sunita Kashyap: “We believe in trade, not aid”
Demand for reduced taxes on trading for women’s collectives to help them effectively participate in value chains and get income security.
Kitchen Gardens That Bring Nutrition, Livelihood Support and Protect Seeds
The kitchen garden provides a steady stream of different vegetables and fruits, providing nutrition as well as a little extra income for the family.
Millet Sisters symbolize Nari Shakti !
Millet Sisters bases itself on these sterling principles of millets: They are resilient; Life infusing; Life sustaining; Life generating
Indian women grow their own future
Men may have benefited the most: there have as yet been no reported suicides in households where women have taken charge.
Where blackbuck are dearer than sons
Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.