Of human bondage
Money for nothing?
A revolutionary system of trade, the LETSystem, helps communities meet their requirements without depending on hard cash
The HRD minister wants to teach rainwater harvesting. But is he willing to learn it from communities?
Washed, clean and green
The Vankars of Gujarat have reclaimed saline wastelands in Gujarat after 9 years of bloody struggle
Together we stand
However Long is Forever Michael Isaac and Viren Kanitkar 17 mins vhs pal Telugu with English subtitles Presented by the Dialogue Group
Leading the battle against the bottle
Several regional organisations are helping women fight against the sale and consumption of liquor.
Out of the woods?
Some exciting recent developments indicate that India's forest people might soon have their home rights restored and be allowed to manage their …
Dang and blast
The anachronistic, and explosive, colonial formula of exploiting forests by denying the forest people their rights is still being followed to the …
Are political parties looking at women differently?
In India, perhaps for the first time, election manifestoes have been made keeping women in mind. The upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh and …
Community-led strategies offer hope for east Himalayan biodiversity
Local farmers and communities are succeeding to conserve crops and wildlife where government has failed in one of the world’s biodiversity …
In caste-ridden India, genetic isolation may be harmful to health
Occurrence of genetic diseases could be due to genetic isolation caused by endogamous marriages over generations
South America unites
A new community of nations is to be formed
Community welfare works as a contraceptive
In Pakistan, they are controlling population growth by raising the living standards of local communities through Pasbaan, the social …
Communities to the rescue
Malaria is no longer an unmanageable disease in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe, thanks to a community-based project
Building a green roof
10,000 trees in 66 years, an octogenarian revives greenery in a village in Bihar
Can India reduce food wastage with community refrigerators?
Community refrigerators have helped reduce food wastage in the UAE, Germany and France. India too can popularise and scale up the initiative
Yojna Banao Abhiyan - then a hit, now a miss
The local administration in Jharkhand is undermining the decentralised scheme, created to enhance livelihood, manage natural resources and …
JFM panels empowered
Africa's largest slum has a radio station
The fruits of water
Orchards in Vansda transform distant dream into reality as people unite to store and use the water that would usually run off
A recent encyclical from the Pope bolsters resurgent anti-abortionist "pro-life" groups in the US
A sense of belonging
URBAN VILLAGES Tony Aldous Publishers: Urban Villages Group, UK Pages: 95 Price: Not stated
Villagers revive forests