Livelihoods

Environmental conservation and sustainability, respecting ecological integrity and limits

The search for dignified, ecologically sustainable and meaningful livelihoods and jobs is featured in this section. This includes the continuation and enhancement of fulfilling traditional occupations that communities choose to continue, including in agriculture, pastoralism, forestry, fisheries, crafts, and others in the primary economy. It also includes sustainable, dignified jobs in manufacturing and service sectors where producers and service-providers are in control of their destinies and revenues are equitably distributed.

पर्यावरण-स्नेही प्राकृतिक खेती (in Hindi)

प्राकृतिक खेती, एक टिकाऊ जीवन पद्धति है, जिससे अनाज, फल, सब्जियां, ईंधन,चारा तो मिलता ही है, मिट्टी-पानी व जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी हो रहा है।

Janta Ka Faisla: A Citizens’ Jury of Migrants

The deliberations and the verdict of the first Janta ka Faisla can become a model for how Indian society should learn from its most vulnerable citizens

नया सांचा, पुराना ढ़ांचा? (in Hindi)

किसानों ने मल्चिंग के लिए बांस के पत्तों के इस्तेमाल को यह कह कर नकार दिया कि उनके इलाके में मिलनेवाले बांस के पत्ते ज़हरीले होते हैं।

A certification that changed the lives of this tribal community in Tirunelveli

They harvest, consume the product, feed the animals and also bring it to the market for sale to earn a living.

Old wine in a new bottle?

Villagers contradicted researchers due to their local knowledge - they invalidated the idea of using local bamboo leaves and tephrosia plants for mulching due to their toxicity

Fostering health of the self and the soil

If the grains from the conventional chemical practices have destroyed our body so much then what impact they’d have had on the soil and water!

गोंड गांवों में सीढ़ीनुमा खेती की स्वीकृति की कहानी (in Hindi)

मध्य प्रदेश के सिंगरौली ज़िले के किसानों ने मिटटी रोकने और उपज बढ़ने के लिए पहाड़ी के ढलान में बनाया सीढ़ीनुमा खेत

How Gond villages took to terrace farming

Under the guidance of a farmer from Himachal Pradesh, farmers of Madhya Pradesh had made farm-terraces on their sloping land.

Spring revival project offers hope amid climate change in the Himalayas

As a result of springshed treatment, effort to collect water is saved from walking two-three hours a day to just 10 minutes.