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 ...
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.
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.
Rural group bats for traditional farming
Farmers erect 'T' shaped bamboo poles in the paddy fields to provide birds with perches so that they can feed on the larvae of leaf-eating insects
कीट नहीं, कीटनाशक है दुश्मन (in Hindi)
कीटों एवं फसलों की पारस्परिक निर्भरता : शत-प्रतिशत प्राकृतिक एवं लाभदायक
Mangrove nurseries protect coasts and livelihoods
Mangrove plantations in coastal Odisha are not just protecting people from storms and cyclones, but also opening up new livelihood possibilities.
Seeds, Soil and Survival: Towards a Saner Agricultural Future
A crucial reason for the success of the organic farmers of Kedia, Zaheerabad and Niyamgiri is that they are part of or helped by larger collectives.
Insects aren't the enemy, pesticides are
Understanding the life cycles of vegetarian and non-vegetarian insects is key to keeping the natural balance in crop cycles, farmers explain.