From ‘Tent Nazir’ to ‘RTI Nazir’: Towards governance accountability in Kashmir, India
His passion for making the system accountable, through the dogged use of the RTI Act, takes up much of his time.
On rights, the Congress manifesto scores over the BJP
An alternative approach to well being ... would democratise the economy, promote healthy living and respect rights of nature too.
Restoring tank irrigation can strengthen rural climate resilience
A comprehensive water policy that includes tank irrigation, groundwater and canal irrigation, is needed.
Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders
He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...
Camel milk is gaining popularity. Could it be an alternative for dairy market?
The dairy cooperatives in Gujarat collect 10,000 litres of camel milk per week from the Kachchh district.
When the bovines swayed to the gentle tunes
The five-feet-long Ganey wind instrument, is revered by the Kadugollas, a semi-nomadic tribe of cowherds residing on the fringes of forests.
Forty Names of Clouds
Traditional desert dwellers, traveling mostly on foot, have an innate knowledge of this vast and differentiated land. They map it in inches
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats
The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.
Grounded in Communities: People-Powered Alternatives Spark Hope in Kachchh
Spotlighting grassroots voices and faces that are amplifying ecological alternatives to promote dignified livelihoods, sustainable agriculture and ...