Articles Archive

Apr 12, 2021

Self-help groups effect social change in villages

Freeing themselves from the restraints of veils, rural women have become empowered to make financial contributions to the household and raise their voice for village needs

Apr 09, 2021

Marital blessing helps women understand reproductive system

The traditional phulo-phalo blessing that every newly married couple receives seems a materialistic blessing. With a deeper meaning about fertility, it helps women understand reproductive health

Apr 07, 2021

Community prevents pollution, keeps lake clean

By taking all possible preventive measures, community ensures Tsogmo Lake, a popular tourist destination in Sikkim with rich biodiversity, remains tidy and pollution free

Apr 05, 2021

Tribal women reap benefits of collective farming

Switching to modern agricultural practices and coming together as producer groups have helped women farmers have the bargaining power about their produce and earn more

Apr 02, 2021

Transitional houses help villagers rebuild life after cyclone

Villagers have rebuilt their life after Cyclone Fani, by building transitional shelters with local material. Building by themselves has given them dignity, besides a safe space

Mar 31, 2021

Bihar farmers grow makhana to tackle weather uncertainties

Climate-induced extreme weather events damaging their traditionally grown maize and paddy crops, farmers have switched to growing resilient foxtrot, known for its nutritional value

Mar 29, 2021

Young farmer scientist conserves landraces

A traditional farmer, after undergoing training under agricultural scientists, has been conserving various landraces and sharing his knowledge, besides establishing a community seed bank