Rabindranath Tagore – pioneer in rural education

A most important truth, which we are apt to forget, is that a teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another …

Podcast | “Can indigenous knowledge help us fight climate change?”: The Climate Question

Can indigenous knowledge help us fight climate change? Global climate policy has however been slow to recognise that indigenous knowledge – built up over centuries – is worth listening to. …

Combining traditional biodiversity knowledge with “livelihood enhancement”: The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme for Wayanad – Kerala

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Video | Living with the cycles of nature and understanding that it is bountiful: National award winning documentary “I Cannot Give You My Forest” – Odisha

I cannot give you my forest is a documentary directed and produced by filmmakers- Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl. It has received the National Film Award for Best Environment Film …

Countering the destruction of Wayanad’s well-balanced ecology: Establishing home gardens in tribal hamlets – Kerala

Wayanad is quite rich in species that are important for food security, which, over the years, have fallen into disuse due to a multitude of reasons. Wayanad is also well-known …

About the maker of “Empowering through Education in Tamil Nadu”

Kavita Meegama works as a Language and Culture Instructor at FSI. She is also an experienced filmmaker and has worked previously across rural India with various non-profits including Association for …

Audio | Author interview on the usefulness of indigenous knowledge: “Medicine Wheel for the Planet: A journey toward personal and ecological healing”

An Indigenous ecologist on why we need to stop and listen to save the planet Earth day is April 22. And Earth is not in great shape to celebrate the …

Reflecting the interrelated ideas of cultures, civilizations and heritage: “Indian Cultures As Heritage — Contemporary Pasts”

In her new collection of essays, historian Romila Thapar casts a clear eye on India’s contentious past and political present Indian Cultures As Heritage— Contemporary Pasts: By Romila Thapar, Aleph …