Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma
Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.
Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders
He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...
आदिवासियों की उम्मीद है आधारशिला (in Hindi)
यहां हाथ से काम करने, आसपास के परिवेश और समाज से सीखने पर जोर दिया जाता है
An alternative school in rural Kerala is teaching tribal children life lessons
Gothrathalam school aims at preventing Dalit and Adivasi students from being isolated
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.
Sonam Wangcuk - winner of Magsaysay award
It’s not a conventional school, but a place to pursue practical, environmental, social and traditional knowledge, values and skills.
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...
पर्यायी जीवन (in Marathi)
शिक्षण सम्यक् दृष्टीवर आधारलेले हवे; व्यवसाय, नोकऱ्या, संशोधन हे मुख्यतः जैवविविधतेचे, निसर्गाचे संरक्षण, संवर्धन यांतून प्राप्त झाल्या पाहिजेत...
The forest in Shanti teacher's classroom
Shanthi Kunjan, an Adivasi and degree-holder, is a primary school teacher. She wants education for tribal students to be relevant and accessible