Go local, be water secure

With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.

Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"

Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.

आदिवासी जानते हैं स्वाद और पौष्टिकता (in Hindi)

१० महीने की जरूरतें खेत से पूरी हो जाती हैं, २ माह का गुजारा जंगल से हो जाता है.

A Common Right: Defending Communal Forests in India

One of the village leaders shares the story of how they were able to protect their lands and secure the future of their community.

A river comes to people

Nanduwali started flowing again when the villagers of Ghewar decided to work with nature and not against it.

Behind the beautiful forevers

The difference it can make for women in slums to have safe, clean sanitation facilities, the time it can free up for them, the freedom it gives them.

विकल्प संगम: आशांचे संगम (in Marathi)

ऊर्जा, शेती, पाणी अशा विविध क्षेत्रांत पर्यायी काम करणा-या गटांना प्रथम विभागीय स्तरावर आणि पुढे जाऊन राष्ट्रीय स्तरावर एकत्र आणण्याचे विकल्प संगमचे उद्दिष्ट आहे.

Saving raindrops for thirty years

The chowkas method of preserving rainwater makes the top layer of soil moist, recharges ground water, and also enables growth of native vegetation.

Villagers help prevent spread of forest fire

One of the many examples where legal recognition of forest rights is leading to positive results both for people and wildlife.

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