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The colour of the skin

Don’t rinse away the skin of your dals. Not only do they add texture and health to your food but also help small farmers

Sowing the seeds of conservation

Around 100 seed conservationists and groups from various parts of India will participate in the Seed festival at Chennai, which is in its fourth ed...

How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts

51 springs and four lakes in 20 drought-prone Gram Panchayats of Sikkim have been revived so far

An organic farm that nurtures life and spirit

This story of transformation of a barren landscape into a bustling organic farm offers hope to the despondent and inspiration to the struggler

How Bidar beat back the drought

As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.

Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies

Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.

Ancient Gond wells yield water all year

An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.

How a CA and Lecturer Duo Are Now Transforming This Karnataka Village by Helping Farmers

What started as a family’s aspiration towards a rustic homestead has gradually evolved into a community farming initiative in a village.

Back to the aboriginal

What does sustainable living with minimal money look like? Especially after you settle to live on a tenth of your last pay cheque?

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