India’s sustainable energy superheroes shine at the Ashden Awards
The Ashden Awards are a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy and winners receive tailored support
Peeling away traditional Rajasthani cooking
On using peels, seeds, pits and even watermelon rinds to make dishes ranging from subzi (cooked vegetable) to fried snacks.
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
Lifeline for People, Forest, Land and Animals: Local River Bandai Revived
The Bandai River is now full of water. The villagers have water for irrigation and groundwater level has also come up. Drinking water crisis is ending
Holy hill gets its groves back
Snakes, lizards and freshwater turtles, and amphibians, etc. point to the rapid and thriving regeneration of the hill’s ecosystem.
Go local, be water secure
With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.
A Common Right: Defending Communal Forests in India
One of the village leaders shares the story of how they were able to protect their lands and secure the future of their community.
People of Poi Tanda vs the Grim Reaper
In drought-hit Marathwada, where death looms large, Poi Tanda, a nondescript hamlet in Beed, is winning the fight.