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Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests

Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members

Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra

Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots

Turmeric team led by Saioo of Meghalaya

She has pushed for policy advocacy, implementation of schemes and marketing of Lakadong turmeric.

Meet The Woman Whose Orchard Will Give Ladakh’s Stunning Handicrafts a New Home

An initiative to support all these local artisans, offer them business opportunities and help them to showcase, promote and sell their art.

Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties

Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.

Bhimashankar Tribes Take Destiny in Hand

Empowered local villagers are curbing hunting and tree cutting, protecting forest-grown vegetables and native trees and their seeds

Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.

A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch

Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.

Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis

Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.

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