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Students design suspension bamboo bridge for rural folk
An affordable Bamboo-and-Rope bridge designed to carry up to 5 persons.
Managing commons: Need and challenges
Sustainable commons management requires a shift from competition to cooperation among the users.
Within months it had collected and sold items generating Rs 75K in revenue, which proves the concept ... in a small town like Ujjain.
After cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund
A go-to fund created by women to take care of small expenses and activities linked to pressing needs that follow disasters.
Chemistry Nobel Prize has a rural Odisha connection
The Maligaon Solar Micro-Grid is the first instance where a village level electricity generation unit has used Lithium Ferro-Phosphate batteries.
In Gorakhpur, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods
Better agricultural productivity and livelihoods meant that farmers would not feel pressured to sell their land to developers.
Low-cost housing needs dignity, says Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi
“If you empower people then what happens is that it creates incentives for people that are self-generated. "
This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste
"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”
The story behind Ecoindian’s zero-waste grocery store in Chennai
Redesigning lifestyles so that all products are reused.