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.
The little fish in big rivers
Across the region, fish is always prepared in combination with local herbs, ferns, flowers and seasonal vegetables.
Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides
Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.
Dhrubajyoti Ghosh: The Intrepid Ecologist and his ‘laboratory of survival’
“We count the number of millionaires, but not the millions of pickers who are active in our nation’s backyards.”
Maharashtra's Feast in The Forest
The forest foods movement is about both ancient knowledge and the underlying wisdom of the forest people...
Maharashtra Rural-Urban exchange programme
Crops and vegetables planted within one acre farms by the women gave nutritious and healthy plants for consumption with surplus produce.
Community radio as a phenomenon: Winning hertz
In today’s world of converged media, radio programmes have a greater reach than ever before as they are shared on social media sites.
Odisha plans to introduce millets in PDS, mid-day meal by year end
The southern region of Odisha is home to many tribals and millets have been their staple diet since generations.
One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience
His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice