Dryland farming revolution by dalit and adivasi women … and some men!

DDS has helped achieve food sovereignty and security for several thousand families, as also empower these women towards autonomy

बच्चों की फुलवारी (in Hindi)

फुलवारी में बच्चों को स्वादिष्ट, गरम पतला और मुलायम भोजन के साथ उनका खास ध्यान रखा जाता है।

Dissolution of traditional Adivasi structures for modernity

"There are a lot of lessons to be learnt from Adivasi communities, which have an equitable structure and provide opportunities for everyone to grow.”

Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security

“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”

Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail

While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience

Legacies crucial for the commons

They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.

Under Modi, India Has Witnessed an Unprecedented Chomping of the Earth

The natural environment is the daily lifeline of ... forest-dwellers, fishers, farmers, craftspersons, pastoralists, urban poor.

आदिवासियों की उम्मीद है आधारशिला (in Hindi)

यहां हाथ से काम करने, आसपास के परिवेश और समाज से सीखने पर जोर दिया जाता है

Traditional knowledge of a north-east community holds answers to the misunderstood practice of shifting cultivation

Adis know what kind of crops take up what kind of nutrients and how it affects other crops

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