Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers

Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.

Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides

Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.

Celebrating India’s Riverine Fisheries on the World Fisheries Day

Riverine fisheries support vulnerable communities and contribute to food sovereignty of far-flung places.They're true ambassadors of healthy and li...

The nature of belief

As hunger for growth and energy threatens a community of nature worshippers, they point to a different path towards development

Confluence of hope: Converging for a better world

... the vision and processes of Vikalp Sangam, a movement that seeks to bring together a multitude of grassroots initiatives that are exploring alt...

Khadi Production in India: A Way Forward to Green Economy?

Ecological economists like Tim Jackson, Peter Victor, and others talk about prosperity without growth and highlight the need for greening the econ...

Sunita Dhairyam is saving not just wildlife but poor villagers

While Rs.3,000 is an insignificant amount for cattle, it often prevents villagers from resorting to retaliatory killing (of the carnivore) ...

Localization: A Response to Resist Globalization

It is very important to strengthen local economy and help people to resist the global process in order to protect their own social, cultural, econo...

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