Meet Aqui Thami from Darjeeling, whose travelling library is putting the spotlight on women’s books

... I was moved to reading more and more non-fiction which in turn enriched my work and life processes.

Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?

A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.

Is this Artisans' 'Transformation'?

Artisans of Kachchh have entrepreneurial skills, too, which retailers like Amazon need to recognize

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.

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

The dyers of Kotpad

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

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

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