Climate Adaptation
Confluence of Academia and Traditional Knowledge Systems: Towards Climate Resilient Agriculture

The macro and micro-systems of nature work in tandem to survive. Their role in climate change resilience is paramount. Sreeja works to ensure that all community voices are heard, all-natural parts are valued and sustainability is defined in one’s own context.

Western Architecture is Making India’s Heatwaves Worse

To keep the heat out: Careful orientation and overhanging roofs and walls to shade buildings from heat, and central courtyards for ventilation

Reviving the Traditional Millet Based Bio-Diverse Agricultural System in Phek District, Nagaland

A case study supported by Oakland Institute. NEN has been working with the farmers, especially women farmers and mobilizing villages in Nagaland to revive the traditional millet-based agroecology.

Balkrishna Doshi honoured with the Royal Gold Medal 2022, the world’s highest honour for architecture

Despite the availability of divergent technology, he remained closely connected with the local climate, and new and old crafts in the 20th century.

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।

Pastoralism is the future

Itinerant pastoralists specialize in making sustainable use of highly variable environments to produce food.

In India, forest rights means forest conservation

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

Transformations – Wellbeing

In Korchi taluka, villages are moving towards transformation in multiple spheres, and are re-defining development and wellbeing

Sankar and his community dig canals to save Muthupet’s mangroves

Over 3,000 canals spread across 5,000 hectares dug in order to save mangroves that supported the fish on which the community dependes.