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Bringing Harmony between Healthy Growing and Consuming

"Forests thrive on their own without chemicals or constant watering. On my farm, I've created a similar ecosystem. So, my team and I just do one thing: harvest the plants," says Yella Reddy

Elopa and Etugu villagers declare ancestral land as community conserved area

The state government is working with the Centre on a legal framework to allow the state’s tribal communities to gain legal land rights over their customary land.

Aamon: Tribal women in violence-hit Bengal province triple incomes with organic rice; revive traditional varieties

4923 women farmers in 140 villages in Jhargarm are part of Aamon that is managed by the women members. They use the latest technology to process the paddy and Aamon sells across India.

Reviving the Traditional Millet Based Bio-Diverse Agricultural System in Phek District, Nagaland

A case study supported by Oakland Institute. NEN has been working with the farmers, especially women farmers and mobilizing villages in Nagaland to revive the traditional millet-based agroecology.

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: How to Reunite India

The notion of an ‘Alliance of Civilisations’ is the guiding principle of many groups in various cities who wish to revive India’s syncretic traditions

Balkrishna Doshi honoured with the Royal Gold Medal 2022, the world’s highest honour for architecture

Despite the availability of divergent technology, he remained closely connected with the local climate, and new and old crafts in the 20th century.

A fully organic Ladakh? Towards food sovereignty on the roof of the world

... to take Ladakh where it needs to go - towards ecologically resilient and socially just food security and sovereignty.

The forbidden forests of Meghalaya

Ancient traditions can play a huge role in designing modern sustainability practices.

Pastoralism is the future

Itinerant pastoralists specialize in making sustainable use of highly variable environments to produce food.