Tosamaidan- A zone of peace and resilience in Kashmir (India)
This case study describes and analyses a non-violent movement to save a Himalayan landscape of enormous ecological and livelihood importance,…
A pond, a community and a forest fair – The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
Tosa Maidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir
Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.
Community-based Homestays: Innovation in Tourism
Rural homestays are becoming a valuable source of livelihoods and sustainable tourism in parts of the Himalayas. Here are some stories of such facilities.