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.

The Chizami model of development

How women in a remote Nagaland village are bringing about transformation rooted in traditional Naga practices

Villagers help prevent spread of forest fire

One of the many examples where legal recognition of forest rights is leading to positive results both for people and wildlife.

Ma Bonbibi, mother to humans and tigers

The jungle goddess of the Sundarbans in West Bengal demands that Hindus and Muslims unite in upholding her pact with the animal kingdom

Food fest to revive tribal cuisine

Group organises 'wild food festival' at Bhimashankar to preserve culinary art, get young ones to take pride in dishes

Dayamani Barla: a tribal's tale of struggle and why she can't stop

The Munda tribal's life and mission, which reflects courage, inspiration, a continuing struggle and hope for a better future, in her own words.

Saving forests: Women sentinels of Gunduribadi

"We think of the forest as our own children, we take care of it, conserve and protect it as our own child. "

What's on my plate?

A first-person account explains how understanding farming, local produce, food processing, and, of course, how to cook, holds the key to enjoying ...

Mahila Kissan Sammelan-2015

Millets which are much more nutritious and will stand up to the changing climate, get no support at all.

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