Phasepardhis, from Hunters to Keepers: Journey of Transformation
Phasepardhis, an adivasi community, use their traditional knowledge to regenerate grasslands and support its wildlife, enhancing livelihoods
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home
They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate
Return of the Pearl Millet
Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.
This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste
"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”
Indigenous crops help Adivasis curb pest attack
Farmers are impressed by its being a trap crop for cotton and the varieties of millets that form part of their regular diet.
The road to sustainability
Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.
फासेपारधी आणि तणमोर (in Marathi)
एक शिकारी जमात आज पक्षी-संवर्धन आणि माळरान-पुनरुज्जीवनाच्या माध्यमातून स्वतःसाठी सन्मानजनक उपजीविकेची निर्मिती करीत आहे.
Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture
A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.