How self-help groups in rural Odisha helped both farmers and consumers during lockdown
As the lockdown is relaxed, in Kalimela some seven or eight rickshaws still operate, showing the sustainability of the model.
Abolishing Handloom, Handicraft Boards during COVID-19 crisis is hasty move, reflecting govt's neglect of sectors
The government should be supporting a traditional and informal sector that supports poorer sections across the country.
We Will Survive the Coronavirus. We Need to Make Sure We Survive Ourselves.
Heed the warnings, resist injustice, undermine the systems of oppression, and learn from the pluriverse of alternatives already available.
स्थलांतरावर मात करणारे कळवंडे गाव (in Marathi)
पुरुष मंडळी फळबागांच्या नगदी लागवडीत गुंतली तर स्त्रिया बारमाही भाजीपाला लागवडीत नी विक्री व्यवसायात.
Kondh Ingenuity: An Unsentimental Reverence to Nature
In the month of April, at the Bihan Parab festival, people come together to share seeds for the upcoming cultivation cycle, ensuring equity.
When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Their Will, Their Way
Pune citizens come together to save their water resources, show ways to use water sustainably.
How an army of women in Vellore resurrected a river that once served as their lifeline
A small team of women build 600 wells to revive a dead river!