Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report
“Recognizing the knowledge, institutions and values of indigenous peoples and local communities ... enhances... nature conservation”
Call to promote desi seed
Only millet varieties and desi seed could adapt to climate change and enable farmers address climate change.
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests
Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members
Bhimashankar Tribes Take Destiny in Hand
Empowered local villagers are curbing hunting and tree cutting, protecting forest-grown vegetables and native trees and their seeds
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.
Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis
Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.
There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird
"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”