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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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