Savitribai Phule: The lady who changed the face of women’s rights in India
A crusader for women's empowerment, she broke all stereotypes and spent her life promoting the noble cause of women’s education.
The big bhungroo revolution
Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.
How a farmers’ group is reviving the jackfruit
Pingara, run by 1000 farmers of Dakshin Kannada, employs 18 people and has the capacity to process over 400 kg of raw jackfruit a day.
Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans
The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.
An ancient art is earning modern dividends in Khasi Hills
"Their organic dyes and processing methods have now become an area of study and research for design students”
Women coconut pluckers set to scale new heights
Representatives of the Angamaly block panchayat hope the initiative will not only help empower women in the local body but also offer them jobs
Small Sustainability Initiative changes women’s lives in a big way
The transition to organic farming has allowed people to save Rs. 400 every season. The quality of soil has also improved.
Do the youth of the mountains matter?
The social aspirations of young people across caste, class and gender want a future that is socially and environmentally sustainable and also equal
The dyers of Kotpad
Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms