Dryland farming revolution by dalit and adivasi women … and some men!
DDS has helped achieve food sovereignty and security for several thousand families, as also empower these women towards autonomy
How one woman reached out to 500, raised an agro company
“From housewives, they have become farmers, entrepreneurs and decision makers of their company.”
A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
Sundarbans women lead the way in making dairy farms organic
"The herbs that go into herbal concoctions used as as insect repellents and for veterinary purposes come from our own herbal gardens."
Reviving Naulas, The Ancient Water Temples Of The Kumaon Himalayas
Naulas are fine examples of dry-masonry, stone architecture as well as the art and science of water purification
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
A new Chipko in Odisha
"We, the women of Balarampur, are determined not to let anybody touch our trees" says Chaturi Sahu of Balarampur village, Dhenkanal
In A First, Hyderabad Folks Get Organic Food Directly From Farmers in Sangareddy!
Consumers support farmers upfront at the beginning of a farming season. In return, at the time of harvest, consumers are directly given farm products
Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.