A Looming Legacy
With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.
Indigenous Knowledge of Livestock Breeding and Management
The population has been maintained under agro-pastoral systems and represents community-based conservation of indigenous livestock
The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is under the elevated floor.
Mucheri village in Maharashtra encourages farming with a ploughing contest
"We are always looking for a reason for villagers to return and take up farming again."
‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’
“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”
Handloom saris produced with natural dyes hit the market
Will all weavers of cooperative societies in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts produce Udupi saris with natural dyes?
Securing Livelihoods - The Paderu Story
Overcoming the challenges of rainfed agriculture by cultivating diversified, robust, climate resilient and culturally entrenched millets
The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!
"Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people-centred and value-based."