Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans
The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.
Surat becomes first district to have 100% solar powered health centres
All 52 PHCs in the district are now solar-powered. This will bring down the electricity bill by 40 percent, also helping fight global warming.
Native cows steal show at Pollachi cattle fair
More than 500 head of cattle, all native breeds, competed in various categories.
Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better
What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?
When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore
When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.
Into the Wild
Forest-grown vegetables like kurdu, chichardi, halunda, chaya, kombhal, kavdar, teryachi bhaji, kate math etc. will be displayed, cooked, and sold
Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s insights on economic democracy
Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas on gram swaraj and his thoughts on economic democracy through creative localisation could well be the new launch pad to crea...
Across the world, communities have embraced the opportunities of being demonetised
The beki, the Bristol pound and other social currencies have the potential to rediscover the joy of collective support.
From the Himalayan mountains to Ocean Blues - Avani to Saagari
Avani's approach is to re-establish the broken link between the natural resource base, the farmer, dyer and weaver, and to nurture it