Managing commons: Need and challenges
Sustainable commons management requires a shift from competition to cooperation among the users.
Revive springs for water security in Mizoram
The programme has worked to align construction of conservation structures with welfare schemes such as MGNREGA and NRDWP.
Mining conflict and transformative alternatives in Korchi
Communities in Korchi taluka of Gadchiroli district (Maharashtra) devise governance models to protect their forests and livelihoods.
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."
Thaalam - Rhythm Of The Nation
At the annual boat race in Kerala, not one of the team of 150 is a professional athlete. Yet they find their rhythm and row as one. How?
‘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. "
Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests
Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...
महिला किसानों की पहाड़ी खेती (in Hindi)
जलवायु बदलाव के दौर में पहाड़ी इलाकों में परंपरागत खेती की पुनः वापिसी हुई है। जैव विविधता और पर्यावरण का संरक्षण हुआ है। महिला सशक्तीकरण हुआ है।
Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead
Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...