fishing
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.

India needs a rainbow recovery plan

... sustainable livelihoods, to be built on regenerating and safeguarding the soil, natural ecosystems, water, biological diversity, and air.

Gandhi and green democracy: The evolution of eco-Swaraj

Swaraj - my own autonomy, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, my independence, both as an individual and as a community

Fishing for a Difference

A story about an initiative that revives lakes and empowers communities

After cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund

A go-to fund created by women to take care of small expenses and activities linked to pressing needs that follow disasters.

For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders

Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.

Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests

Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members

Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power

Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.

The little fish in big rivers

Across the region, fish is always prepared in combination with local herbs, ferns, flowers and seasonal vegetables.