India Today: A Land of Paradox
...about raising awareness re. the Constitution and Constitutional values of liberty, equality, fraternity, pluralism and secularism.
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
How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change
They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.
Cattle farmers revive traditional herbal remedies
“Dairy farmers in our village sit together as a group once a month and make medicinal balls made of herbs to boost immunity for our cows,”
Indigenous crops help Adivasis curb pest attack
Farmers are impressed by its being a trap crop for cotton and the varieties of millets that form part of their regular diet.
Sending the Climate Change message through the Ramayana
Sita and Rama are metaphors for Prakruti (nature) and Purusha (mankind)
A Looming Legacy
With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.
Indigenous Knowledge of Livestock Breeding and Management
The population has been maintained under agro-pastoral systems and represents community-based conservation of indigenous livestock
The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is under the elevated floor.