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Phasepardhis, from Hunters to Keepers: Journey of Transformation

Phasepardhis, an adivasi community, use their traditional knowledge to regenerate grasslands and support its wildlife, enhancing livelihoods

LIVELIHOODS

For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders

Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.

LIVELIHOODS

Low-cost housing needs dignity, says Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi

“If you empower people then what happens is that it creates incentives for people that are self-generated. "

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

3rd edition of Pasighat Butterfly and Biodiversity Meet begins

To create awareness on the importance of butterflies and biodiversity, and of conservation at the community level.

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home

They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

The Dafaalis of Pithoragarh: a young tribe of nature-loving wanderers

By volunteering with the Harela Society, Pithoragarh youth have found different ways to make the conservation of nature a part of their daily lives.

FOOD AND WATER

Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

LEARNING AND EDUCATION

भील बच्चों की जीवनशाला (in Hindi)

ऐसा स्कूल जिसे स्थानीय लोगों द्वारा, स्थानीय लोगों के लिए, स्थानीय संसाधनों और स्थानीय ज्ञान और संस्कृति से जोड़कर चलाया जा रहा है।

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