How to create an Oasis

They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall

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."

Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail

While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience

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...

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