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For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders
Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.
Low-cost housing needs dignity, says Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi
“If you empower people then what happens is that it creates incentives for people that are self-generated. "
Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home
They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate
Return of the Pearl Millet
Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.
भील बच्चों की जीवनशाला (in Hindi)
ऐसा स्कूल जिसे स्थानीय लोगों द्वारा, स्थानीय लोगों के लिए, स्थानीय संसाधनों और स्थानीय ज्ञान और संस्कृति से जोड़कर चलाया जा रहा है।
How to create an Oasis
They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall
How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change
They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.
How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan
"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."