Perspectives

Policy Edits.

Policy Editorials.

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।

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

এই যন্ত্রনির্ভর সভ্যতাকে ত্যাগ না করলে পৃথিবী ও মানুষের বাঁচা অসম্ভব (in Bangla)

How rapidly the earth could heal herself if all industrial activities were stopped. And what zero industrial dependence would mean to ordinary people's lives.

From the Mob to the Community: the Alternative to Developmentality

It requires a vibrant Community to protect the commons from individual appropriation.

India must show global leadership on climate

Consumer behaviour that uses wasteful and luxury power can be changed and power redistributed to those who do not have enough.

In India, forest rights means forest conservation

CFR rights enable successful ecological restoration of forests, biodiversity conservation and food and livelihood security.

These Alternative Economies Are Inspirations for a Sustainable World

Approaches to integrate sustainability, equality and diversity, giving everyone, especially the most marginalized, a voice.

Bahuguna and the seeds of struggle in the Himalayas

Sunderlal Bahuguna may have departed, but there are many formidable repositories of diverse oral and embodied knowledge.

Herding On The Brink: Why India Needs To Support Its Pastoralists

Traditional pastoralism is facing an existential threat. Decades of neglect require more cohesive efforts to be put in for their conservation.