Press Release: Urgent Need to Support Goba System of Ladakh- 20-21 Sept 2022
The goba system is still highly relevant for Ladakhi society and people have laid out recommendations for its continuation.
The Changpas’ way of life is undergoing shocks and disruption
The Changpas embody custodianship as a model of relationship with nature, embedded in ecological pragmatism, an alternative to the modern construct of ownership.
PRESS RELEASE- URGENT NEED TO SUPPORT GOBA SYSTEM OF LADAKH
Encouraging the UT Administration and the Hill Council, along with Ladakhi society, to recognise and strengthen the goba (or nambardar) system.
Assessment of traditional rainwater harvesting system in barren lands of a semi-arid region: A case study of Rajasthan
During the monsoon season, the excess rainwater from Chauka and ponds flows into the river. This seasonal river meets a larger dam downstream that provides water to many districts in Rajasthan
Artisanal soaps to lavender tea, Chhattisgarh’s gobar revolution is helping rural women
It is now in the process of transforming these gauthans into what it calls rural industrial parks, or centres for cottage industries that the government hopes will create retail products that can “compete with the market”.
Puvidham: A University for Sustainable Living
“Highly competitive cast of minds as well as a destructive mentality towards nature with a manifestation of dual behaviour is what the mainstream education cultivates and I had no intention to send my children to these schools. Therefore, I decided to home-school my children,” says Meenakshi.