She sells cow dung products but not milk to save India’s desi cows
Burning of cow dung logs is much less polluting than burning wood.
Reclaiming the Swadeshi from our economists
A new Arthaśāstra, aligned with the dharma of our times, where gender roles have been redefined, laws are firm yet flexible
Cattle farmers revive traditional herbal remedies
“Dairy farmers in our village sit together as a group once a month and make medicinal balls made of herbs to boost immunity for our cows,”
The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is under the elevated floor.
Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture
A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.
Securing Livelihoods - The Paderu Story
Overcoming the challenges of rainfed agriculture by cultivating diversified, robust, climate resilient and culturally entrenched millets
Native cows steal show at Pollachi cattle fair
More than 500 head of cattle, all native breeds, competed in various categories.
One person’s pest is other’s pet
Meeting a city-based bee conservationist was a real eye-opener
Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival
“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...