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,”
Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards
The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.