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Groundwater Regulation: A Challenge to make the ‘Invisible Visible’ in India

Acknowledging groundwater as ‘commons’ is an important step in the right direction.

Fish on their plate, money in their wallet

The low-cost eco-friendly aquaculture model reboots rural economies and reduces people’s vulnerability.

Car-free Shimla

Activating and transforming the civic sensibilities around the issue of keeping Shimla car-free, and thereby, empowered the arguments favouring the car-free policy in the court.

Support for Auroville’s Experiments on Well-being

We need Auroville as an autonomous laboratory for evolving some pathways towards well-being and development through collective living and work.

Championing community mobilisation to conserve water resources

Farmers switch over to millets in this semi-arid village in Andhra Pradesh due to the efforts of a community resource person

Recognising the role of pastoralists in agrarian development

Migration to fertile crop fields has been the norm for pastoralists to overcome environmental variabilities

Young Farmers in Ladakh: The Future of Our Food

Growing ranks of youngsters are returning to Ladakh to contribute to a new form of progress.

Reviving the Thar Desert’s Camel Culture

Protecting the camel is synonymous to protecting its habitat—large, open, desert areas used by villages as commons

Goonj Initiative Helps Bihar Villagers Build Bamboo Bridge Amid Floods

With 250 pieces of bamboo sticks, the determined locals toiled for five days to build a 400-metre-long and 1.5-metre-wide bridge.