self-sufficiency
Learning the Organic Way

Leading the youth and children of the village in reviving the land for increased self-reliance.

आग बुझाने से जी उठा जंगल (in Hindi)

झारखंड के दो गावों ने जंगल से आग बुझाकर उन्हें न केवल हरा-भरा कर लिया है बल्कि वे ईंधन, चारा, पानी और जंगल से जुड़े खान-पान के मामले में आत्मनिर्भर हो गए हैं।

Revival of old irrigation tanks will work wonders: expert

Telangana sits on a treasure trove of thousands of old irrigation tanks which if revived can support cultivation

Farmer’s Share: Towards Dignified Rural Livelihoods

How an eco-conscious community in central Kerala creates and facilitates dignified rural livelihoods based on Gram Swaraj.

Self help is the best help – Indigenous farmers stand strong against economic slowdown

An initiative to sell local produce has enabled the farmer groups to access diverse local markets in a decentralized manner

Farm to Systems – Where is our measuring tape?

Measuring the impacts of agro-ecology, farmers realize the various benefits of diversifying their farm enterprises.

How Forest-Dwelling Communities are Braving the Pandemic

Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than local administrations while dealing with a crisis

India needs a rainbow recovery plan

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

How self-help groups in rural Odisha helped both farmers and consumers during lockdown

As the lockdown is relaxed, in Kalimela some seven or eight rickshaws still operate, showing the sustainability of the model.