The revival of millets is improving the lives of tribespeople in Odisha
The festival celebrates the ancient practice through which farmers exchange indigenous heirloom seeds, also with the younger generation, passing down their knowledge alongside the heirloom seeds."
Climate resilient millets boost livelihood opportunities for Odisha’s tribal women
The revival of millets is helping women farmers in the tribal districts of the state to enhance their livelihood opportunities and become financially independent.
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.
Bringing Women to the Forefront of Sustainable Mountain Ecosystems
“Women play a key role in nature conservation, yet they often lack the inputs, technologies, training and extension services, and various enablers and linkages that can enhance the effectiveness of their efforts."