Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village in Maharashtra During the COVID Crisis

How did the Panchayat achieve such financial and political independence and empowerment?

Jal Sahelis quench the thirst of parched villages in Bundelkhand

Jal Sahelis across 200 villages in U.P., M.P. are reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.

Their Will, Their Way

Pune citizens come together to save their water resources, show ways to use water sustainably.

Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power

Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.

Karnataka: Tradition to the rescue

“The rejuvenation of tanks and kalyanis has helped in changing the landscape in a big way. Tanks of the district…

Taking firm root: A cooperative success story off Salem

Member-farmers do not cultivate the same crop; the produce is purchased by the society; and farmers are debt-free.

To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict

The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest…

How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of…

In Delhi, a bank run by street children for street children

It was established in 2001 to give the Delhi street children a safe haven to store money and steer them…

Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti

'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand…

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