Articles Archive

Aug 18, 2021

Climate change disrupts livelihood of Kerala’s fishers

Extreme weather and cyclone alerts reducing the number of fishing days, besides dwindling fish catch, climate change is taking a toll on fishers’ livelihood

  • Aug 18, 2021
  • Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Aug 16, 2021

Lockdown initiative links villagers to social welfare benefits

Mission Gaurav, an initiative to support rural households during the lockdown, makes villagers aware of various government welfare schemes and helps them access the entitlements

Aug 13, 2021

Rains and elephants compound farmers’ lockdown challenges

Incessant rains and wild elephants damaged water melons that cultivators could not sell during the lockdown. Organizations helped them reach buyers via social media

Aug 11, 2021

Enabling policies are necessary to ensure gender equality

The pandemic has exacerbated the multiple barriers that women face. Gender-specific policies and accountability in implementation are needed to ensure gender inclusivity

Aug 09, 2021

Committed efforts will create progressive villages

By working together with zeal, development organizations and governments can overcome inherent challenges in rural India and bring about a positive change

Aug 06, 2021

Ration sustains marginalized households through lockdown

Relief package of dry rations alleviated the hunger and food insecurity of informal wage workers who had lost their livelihood during the pandemic

Aug 04, 2021

Rural job guarantee program sequesters tons of carbon

MGNREGS, the anti-poverty scheme has ensured food security to millions, especially during the pandemic. The natural asset created through the scheme helps in carbon capture