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Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival

“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...

The market beyond drip

System of Water for Agricultural Rejuvenation method requires one-fourth of the water that drip does, to adequately irrigate fruit trees and vegeta...

Meet the solar sisters

With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.

The power-full people you don’t know about

For the past seven months, N K Bhat hasn't paid a penny to the Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company. "Instead I get paid about Rs 2,000 a month,"

How Her Travels and Experiences Inspired Backpacker Madhu Reddy to Become an Organic Farmer

Madhu Reddy talks about the journey that inspired her to return to her family farm and convert it into a chemical-free establishment.

Stewards of Food Culture and Biodiversity: Voices from the Northeast

Indigenous communities of Northeast India are guardians of its unique biodiversity and food culture.

From farmers to consumers the organic way

These second generation farmers wish to market chemical-free and pesticide-free farm produce directly to the consumers and eventually become “entre...

Malnad will leave you with food memories

The theme for this year’s Mela is traditional seeds and cuisine, and transformation/healing.

श्रमजीवियों का स्वास्थ्य केन्द्र (in Hindi)

यह स्वास्थ्य कार्यक्रम पूरी तरह आत्मनिर्भर है। यहां कम खर्च में बेहतर इलाज किया जाता है।

Sattvik food aroma suffused with wisdom

The festival (in its 14th year now) is creating awareness about the nutrient-rich food from various areas so that urban people can adopt healthier ...

Twist of the Tongue

Using mobile phones and Bluetooth, the Pahadi Korbas of Chhattisgarh record and share songs of their community and rediscover a dying language.

The Miracle of 'Bluetooth' Radio

All messages and songs recorded in the district over the day, in local languages such as Kuduk, reach every villager in this manner, free of charge.

Made in India: World's first full atlas for the blind

The atlas has been prepared not only in English but also in Bengali, Gujarati and Telugu.

भारत में तैयार हुआ विश्व का पहला नेत्रहीनों के लिए पूर्ण एटलस (in Hindi)

अब पहली बार नेत्रहीन लोग किसी नक्शे को छूकर पढ़ सकते हैं। एटलस अंग्रेजी, बंगाली, गुजराती और तेलुगू में भी तैयार किया गया है।

Malnad will leave you with food memories

The theme for this year’s Mela is traditional seeds and cuisine, and transformation/healing.

Balancing rights and responsibilities: community-based forest governance in Maharashtra

The revenue to the Gram Sabha from bamboo has brought financial independence, where collective decisions on the utilisation of funds are taken.

Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative

This cooperative has pioneered democratic workplace organization and egalitarian redistribution, even in the context of a highly competitive sector.

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

Motorcycle Ambulance In Chhattisgarh Has Saved Over 200 Lives In Remote Villages Of Bastar

The motorcycle-ambulance has successfully ferried over 300 patients to the hospitals from “adverse areas”, of whom 80 per cent are pregnant women.

Under the Sal Tree, a Unique Theatre Festival That Unites the Villages of Assam

Held inside a forest in Assam’s Goalpara district, the annual festival has become an example of a unique format of contemporary theatre in India.

‘We are living through change’: How theatre is empowering women in the Sunderbans

Jana Sanskriti’s intervention has led to greater voice for the wife and effected changes in opinion over what a prototypical ‘good wife’ is.

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