How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan
"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."
‘Giving land tenure rights to commons can prevent degradation’
“Commons are not only a safety net but provide the foundation for agriculture and livestock production systems. "
Kerala to Follow Collective Farming Instead of Corporate Farming, Says State Agriculture Minister
Community networks are involved in collective farming (which is based on social ownership of means of production and collective labour.)
माणसं तोडत राहिलो तर चळवळी मोठ्या होणार कशा?- डाॅ.आ.ह.साळुंखे (in Marathi)
जो आपल्या विचारांचा नाही तो आपल्या विचारांचा व्हावा असे वाटत असेल तर त्यांच्याशी अत्यंत प्रेमाने संवाद साधत राहायला हवे.
Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests
Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members
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.
A warning note
A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs
A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
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.