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."
Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security
“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”
New and Useful from the Old and Useless
The weavers use about 5 kilos of the fabric extracted from old clothes to create a bedcover or other article
Organic theatre, conceptualised by SN Sudheer, is breaking new ground in Kerala
To empower the farmers and stakeholders in the panchayat, make them aware of the importance of protecting their water bodies and environment.
Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders
He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...
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
Tribals urge parties to ensure food security
"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”