How to create an Oasis
They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy…
Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?
"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.
Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides
Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven…
Celebrating India’s Riverine Fisheries on the World Fisheries Day
Riverine fisheries support vulnerable communities and contribute to food sovereignty of far-flung places.They're true ambassadors of healthy and living rivers.
The nature of belief
As hunger for growth and energy threatens a community of nature worshippers, they point to a different path towards development
Confluence of hope: Converging for a better world
... the vision and processes of Vikalp Sangam, a movement that seeks to bring together a multitude of grassroots initiatives…
Khadi Production in India: A Way Forward to Green Economy?
Ecological economists like Tim Jackson, Peter Victor, and others talk about prosperity without growth and highlight the need for greening…
Sunita Dhairyam is saving not just wildlife but poor villagers
While Rs.3,000 is an insignificant amount for cattle, it often prevents villagers from resorting to retaliatory killing (of the carnivore)…