The dyers of Kotpad

Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms

Slow food festival held in Kotagiri

Tribal groups brought tubers, greens, millets and even milk from indigenous cattle that have been used by them for many generations.

Indigenous Peoples Day: Through the Lens of Women

Sensing the urgency to document traditional knowledge that elders possess, Chirhah has helped make films like ‘Millet-Securing livelihoods’

It is hard to Understand What is Private and What is Common

Adivasi Food Festival-2017 was a celebration of a tradition that has seen many a loss but still has refused to succumb to misfortune

Seed festival throws up millet cultivation as best option

More than 10 varieties of millets and 60 varieties of vegetable seeds were also on display for the farmers in the district.

DDS campaign for local seeds

DDS starts initiative to create awareness on local crops

How Bidar beat back the drought

As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.

Ancient Gond wells yield water all year

An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.

How a CA and Lecturer Duo Are Now Transforming This Karnataka Village by Helping Farmers

What started as a family’s aspiration towards a rustic homestead has gradually evolved into a community farming initiative in a village.

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