Reforesting the hillsides of the Himalayas
Alaap has taken on a mountain of a challenge - restoring Himalayan native forests, involving community and engaging with government
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Coimbatore Techie Sells 40+ Varieties of Native Leafy Greens, Empowers Farmers!
Through this venture, farmers are finding stable incomes, and sustainable livelihoods as the produce is directly bought without intermediaries
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests
Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members
Turmeric team led by Saioo of Meghalaya
She has pushed for policy advocacy, implementation of schemes and marketing of Lakadong turmeric.
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.
Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?
"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."
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.