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.”
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."
Tribals urge parties to ensure food security
"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”
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
Achanakmar women forest guidesWomen forest guides pave new paths in Chhattisgarh
Being forest guides comes organically to the women as they have been born and bred in the same forest.
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.