foraging
The Indian urban forager is discovering flavours of edible weeds

Urban Indian foragers discover bursts of flavour in tangles of weeds as wild fritters, cutlets and soups become a delicious side effect of the lockdown.

Uncultivated foods – The hidden treasure

They are now involved in creating Food Forest for in-situ conservation of these wild food sources inside the forest

सामुदायिक वन अधिकार और महामारी : ग्राम सभा ने दिखाई राह

ग्रामवासियों का स्थानीय प्राकृतिक संसाधनों पर अधिकार, उनके आर्थिक सशक्तिकरण को बढाता है

How Forest-Dwelling Communities are Braving the Pandemic

Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than local administrations while dealing with a crisis

Community Forest Rights & The Pandemic: Gram Sabhas Lead the Way!

Empowerment of villagers to govern and manage local natural resources can sustain economies!

Landless tribes fulfill nutritient needs by growing vegetables in bags

Bori bagicha, which means garden-in-a-bag, was initiated as the villagers do not own land where they can grow vegetables

Rajasthan tribals’ struggle for indigenous practices highlighted at U.N. event

The tribal communities in Banswara, Dungarpur and Udaipur districts earlier had a (sustainable) forest resource-based livelihood

तालाबंदी में जंगल से आती है भोजन की थाली (in Hindi)

कोविद के समय जब बाजार बंद हो गए तब जंगल ने दिया खाना और पोषण। जंगल हैं आत्मनिर्भरता के प्रतीक

Why I wrote a book on Dalit food

In Mumbai they were introduced to supposedly iconic Maharashtrian dishes vada pav and misal - unheard of in Marathwada!