A lost desi cotton heritage
Government needs to diversify the seed availability, regulate illegal seeds and tighten laws so farmers have a real choice, not a Hobson’s one.
The peacocks of Yeola
... keeping alive a centuries-old legacy, while innovating to keep pace with changing tastes.
The dyers of Kotpad
Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms
Where children Defy odds to make a future
After a few months, I can hand over the responsibility of the space to the locals who take ownership of everything, including the financials.
मालधारियों से सीखना होगा (in Hindi)
आज जलवायु बदलाव के दौर में परंपरागत ज्ञान टिकाऊ विकास के लिए जरूरी हो गया है। इसमें मालधारियों की जीवनशैली मार्गदर्शक बन सकती है।
Weaving Threads of Art & Identity: A Kachchh Experience
Preservation of traditional arts is deeply interlinked with preservation of identity and culture in the Kachchh.
Khadi Production in India: A Way Forward to Green Economy?
Ecological economists like Tim Jackson, Peter Victor, and others talk about prosperity without growth and highlight the need for greening the econ...
કપાસ પહેલાનો, ફેરવણાટ અત્યારનું (in Gujarati)
કચ્છમાં નૈસર્ગિક રીતે ઊગતા અને સદીઓથી પર્યાવરણને જાળવતા એક પ્રકારના કપાસના પુનરુત્થાનની કથા
Reweaving an Old World cotton
The story of weaving again with a variety of cotton that is suited to the local environment, organic and has been grown in Kachchh for centuries.