pastoralism
The Changpas’ way of life is undergoing shocks and disruption

The Changpas embody custodianship as a model of relationship with nature, embedded in ecological pragmatism, an alternative to the modern construct of ownership.

महामारी में आत्मनिर्भरता की पहल (in Hindi)

थार के मरुस्थल में महिलाओं ने महामारी का मुकाबला हस्तकला से किया। उरमूल संस्था ने उन्हें मास्क बनाने, कढ़ाई, बुनाई, कशीदाकारी का प्रशिक्षण दिया।

Recognising the role of pastoralists in agrarian development

Migration to fertile crop fields has been the norm for pastoralists to overcome environmental variabilities

Herding On The Brink: Why India Needs To Support Its Pastoralists

Traditional pastoralism is facing an existential threat. Decades of neglect require more cohesive efforts to be put in for their conservation.

Ladakhis want to reclaim pashmina. But can they?

"We want to live life with more, but it would mean giving up on a gift our ancestors gave us."

Removing forest dwellers from areas to protect biodiversity costs more than involving them: report

"... Such examples of realising economic benefits have a direct positive impact on forest growth,”

Understanding ‘Bait’: Stories from the Alpine Pastures of Jammu and Kashmir

The popularity of Bait (बैत) (traditional music) is significant due to the presence and visibility of Gojri language in public spaces.

Locking horns to save the Sacred Cow: India’s Indigenous Pastoralists Fight for Their Livelihoods and Cultural Traditions

... a classic case of community-based improvement and conservation of an Indigenous livestock germplasm.

India needs a rainbow recovery plan

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