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Indian village beats drought, one raindrop at a time
Ralegan Siddhi has remained water-sufficient for four decades, even in the severe droughts of 2014 and 2015 that triggered thousands of farmer suic...
‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’
Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...
Maharashtra goes Doha for water
How the inexpensive Doha model of groundwater recharge is saving the livelihoods of farmers in Maharashtra. Doha is a low-cost, eco-friendly water ...
Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism
Under the Cloth for Work initiative steered by Goonj, 30 women from Malabiharpur village took up the task of cleaning 2,000 sq ft area of the lake.
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats
The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.
Melghat’s Payvihir brands its forest produce to success
Payvihir, which has a 182-hectare forest under community forest rights (CFR), has worked wonders in the last four years, showing the way for tribals.
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.
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.