What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security

“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."

A Decade of Pour Tous Distribution Centre (PTDC) : the evolution of an Auroville institution

PTDC was the first major breakthrough towards an economy with no exchange of money, in contrast with previous experiments.

A Decade of Pour Tous Distribution Centre (PTDC) : the evolution of an Auroville institution

PTDC was the first major breakthrough towards an economy with no exchange of money, in contrast with previous experiments.

How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of forest land.

Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years

They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.

Women in Gir stand up for dignity of widows

Sorath Mahila Vikas Mandali’s journey conveys how the collective power of women can bring about progressive change and transform lives.

Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties

She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.

Near border standoff, a village opens its homes to a new future

Homestay is not a standalone concept, but is tied in with community-based tourism. Villagers have become more self-reliant.

Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj

On an average, around one hundred people worked daily for around one and a half years to dig the canal through the mountain.

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