This Indian Language can be written by only 100 people
The need for a standard language for education and administration is more urgent in the conflicted regions the Gondi tribes inhabit
Bridging urban-rural divide
Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide
Todas: The Naturalistic People
The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.
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.
Gardens of Nutrition and Health
"Our seed diversity is preserved and cultivated, though we did loose some seeds like red maze but we have tried and revived the lost seeds"
Odisha plans to introduce millets in PDS, mid-day meal by year end
The southern region of Odisha is home to many tribals and millets have been their staple diet since generations.
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."
Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom
Saving, growing and eating desi seeds have become a political, social, economic, ecological, health and scientific imperative.
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.