Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
Mesar Van Kautik, a unique Himalayan forest festival
Traditional Festival to celebrate the nature-culture links and to bring attention to the need to reverse ecological degradation
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
पत्थरगढ़ी से खिलवाड़ न करें (in Hindi)
भारतीय संविधान द्वारा प्रदत्त आदिवासियों को मिले अधिकारों को लिखा जा रहा है, जिसमें आपत्तिजनक कुछ भी नहीं, लेकिन...
Patthargarhi: Inside India’s Adivasistan
... the Adivasi-led exclusionist movement spread across hundreds of tribal villages in several states, including Jharkhand, Odisha and MP.
Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.
Today I left the road, went to the margins.
Something like this comes outside my house, every morning, And blinds me, day after day, To see beyond the road, into the margins.
What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security
“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."