Community-based Tourism in Pawalgarh
Ecotourism leads the way for conservation and better livelihood opportunities for local youth
A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019
outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.
Turmeric team led by Saioo of Meghalaya
She has pushed for policy advocacy, implementation of schemes and marketing of Lakadong turmeric.
Meet The Woman Whose Orchard Will Give Ladakh’s Stunning Handicrafts a New Home
An initiative to support all these local artisans, offer them business opportunities and help them to showcase, promote and sell their art.
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 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.
Dissolution of traditional Adivasi structures for modernity
"There are a lot of lessons to be learnt from Adivasi communities, which have an equitable structure and provide opportunities for everyone to grow.”
Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security
“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience