The mothers of Nagaland are taking it upon themselves to keep the peace – yet again

To help resolve a conflict it is important for those who can reach out to rival groups to do so, as has also been done in the past.

Millets are returning to our fields and plates

Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.

Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards

The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.

How a village in Phek dist. revived millets and became gender wise

Like millets and paddy, men and women should work and produce together.

The Chizami model of development

How women in a remote Nagaland village are bringing about transformation rooted in traditional Naga practices

Sustainable form of Jhum cultivation in Khonoma

Unlike the more popular 'slash and burn' form of jhum cultivation, here the trees are not felled but pollarded at a certain height.

Community conservation at a crossroads in Khonoma

Over the last decade Khonoma, a village near Kohima in northeastern India, inhabited by the Angami, one of the indigenous or tribal people of the state of Nagaland, has demonstrated a resolute will to conserve biodiversity and wildlife.

Communitisation of Education in Nagaland

Nagaland state's legal move to decentralise a part of the governance of education, health and power has had interesting results

Biases in news reporting

Illustrating an example of how bias can and often gets built into news reporting, and how a simple difference in highlighting of different facts involved can twist the tale. Even to the extent of painting the victims of an event as the villains, distracting the reader from the root causes of an issue, and advocating the wrong solutions by misinterpreting the problems.