Farmer producer companies: let a thousand balloons float
Private trade often spots the chinks in the armor of the FPC and snatches away the most profitable business from it.
Taking firm root: A cooperative success story off Salem
Member-farmers do not cultivate the same crop; the produce is purchased by the society; and farmers are debt-free.
Melghat’s Payvihir brands its forest produce to success
Payvihir, which has a 182-hectare forest under community forest rights (CFR), has worked wonders in the last four years, showing the way for tribals.
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 ...
Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"
Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.
Prosperity in times of drought
The objective of building a water shed, making trenches, etc. is to cut down the speed of rain water and controlling soil erosion.
Tribal women in M.P. show that strength lies in numbers
They have formed a farmers’ produce organisation in Dewas that bypasses exploitative middlemen to access markets directly
Solar Panels and Solidarity
The adivasi women of Edamalakudi, Kerala’s remotest panchayat, have helped light up their villages with solar power!
Vikalp Sangam Posters: Ideas and Initiatives
A set of posters photographically narrating the idea of Vikalp Sangam through examples in various catagories is exhibited at every Vikalp Sangam ga...