The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
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.
Sellers make brisk business at tuber mela
The fair saw at least 40 varieties of tuber which are cultivated organically by Kunabi community people and other farmers in Joida taluk.
Tribals urge parties to ensure food security
"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
Festival of Uncultivated Food: Weeding out the myths
Edible plants and crops which we ignoramuses tend to dismiss as weeds, are plants that grow without their seeds being sown and alongside other crops.
Meet the young man who, in a small way, is doing more to save Delhi’s ecology than its politicians
The walk is conducted by the light of the full moon - people (experience) nature without ... even simple torches!
Maharashtra's Feast in The Forest
The forest foods movement is about both ancient knowledge and the underlying wisdom of the forest people...
Maharashtra Rural-Urban exchange programme
Crops and vegetables planted within one acre farms by the women gave nutritious and healthy plants for consumption with surplus produce.