Community participation in conservation of Loktak Lake of Manipur

Members of CSOs re-introduced aquatic and semi-aquatic plants for food, for earning, and for revitalizing the ecosystem of the lake.

Small scale decentralised processing of small millets

Small scale decentralised processing infrastructure is crucial for transforming nutritious small millets from an ‘elite food’ into a ‘mass food’.

Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods

For traditional Kattas and Madakas, unit cost of conserving a kilolitre of water would be less than that for plastic-lined tanks.

Ecotourism in Uttarakhand: pioneer Manohar Singh Manral (conversation in Hindi)

लोग सोचें कि जंगली जानवर मेरे ही खेत में आ जाएं !

Are Micro-Grids for Rural Electrification the Answer?

The community identified the forces that spun their old vicious cycle and determined what to change to start a more virtuous one.

On Homestays and Conservation in Ladakh - Sherab Dolma interviewed

All the women in the village feel empowered and they really like it when people come from outside, sharing news and views.

भील बच्चों की जीवनशाला (in Hindi)

ऐसा स्कूल जिसे स्थानीय लोगों द्वारा, स्थानीय लोगों के लिए, स्थानीय संसाधनों और स्थानीय ज्ञान और संस्कृति से जोड़कर चलाया जा रहा है।

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."

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