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 ...

Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival

“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...

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।

Can Camel Milk Save India's Nomadic Raikas?

Emerging markets for milk could revive camel herders' fortunes.

Fighting Patriarchal Structures of Decision-Making

Kesi Bai has been able to challenge traditional views and promote gender equality and women’s participation in community decision-making.

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