The deshi cow milk jinx
Our wealth of indigenous cattle breeds have failed to benefit those who are conserving them – the poor farmers, herders and nomadic …
Is climate change affecting the migrations of Kashmir’s pastoralists?
With summer coming early to Jammu this year, Gujjars and Bakerwals started migrating to higher pastures early only to find the snows had still …
Gujarat government backtracks on granting CFR rights to Maldharis
Despite granting 47 Community Forest Rights in 2015, the government, through a notification dated September 27, has asked for surveying the land, …
Recognize environmental contribution of pastoralists: Experts
'Pastoralism should be integrated into agriculture and livestock to make agriculture profitable, conserve bio-diversity'
Is contract farming in India really worth it?
It is a novel idea; but in a country where the ruling class openly favours corporates, it could prove disastrous for farmers
After bats, do not make marmots into villains: Expert
The rodents have come into focus ever since reports surfaced of a bubonic plague outbreak in Mongolia, China and the Russian Far East
The Pellipadugu Declaration on Food Sovereignty
Adivasi, dalit, pastoralist and peasant communities declare food security can only be met through Food Sovereignty
How many Indians are pastoralists? No official data, but report says 13 mln
A figure of 35 million is often quoted, but without a source, claims report
COVID-19 makes summer 2020 harsh for Rajasthan’s pastoralists
Pastoralists suspend migration to other states, fodder crisis in several villages