‘Mere Paas Sarkaar Hai’

'No reform can succeed that does not seek to strengthen the position of the weak and the excluded.'

This Diwali women farmers in Maharashtra are sowing seeds of entrepreneurship

Village women decided to make seeds out of dry vegetables and take these to the market.

Not in the interest of women farmers!

Small and marginal farmers (including) a significant number of women need investment (for) enhanced capacities and knowledge.

India needs a rainbow recovery plan

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

On a tardy trail: State of organic farming in India

Low organic farming coverage prevails in several states, despite at least 20 of them having a policy or a scheme…

स्थलांतरावर मात करणारे कळवंडे गाव (in Marathi)

पुरुष मंडळी फळबागांच्या नगदी लागवडीत गुंतली तर स्त्रिया बारमाही भाजीपाला लागवडीत नी विक्री व्यवसायात.

Kuruba shepherds lose their security blanket

In some villages, women have formed ‘self-help-groups’ to collectively try and generate better incomes from Deccani wool.

A Looming Legacy

With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.

This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world

A diversified Gandhian village economy attempting to train Dalit women and women from other marginalised castes in new remunerative skills

The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India

The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and…

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