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Dial the Jackfruit Van: Uravu team ‘unlocking’ the jackfruit power – Kerala

National jackfruit fete to unveil a veritable treat At a time when much is being said about food security, a widely-available fruit that is nutritious and most parts of which can be put to good use in the kitchen, is … Continue reading

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Tip | A plethora of cultural strengths that can be fruitfully utilised in educational initiatives: Report “Living World of the Adivasis of West Bengal: An Ethnographic Exploration” – West Bengal

Adivasis do not form a homogenous community. Achievements related to socio-economic well-being were found to vary across groups and places among the members of the same community. [some excerpts]* There exists—in both the public and academic domains—a wide knowledge gap … Continue reading

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Jackfruit and indigenous knowledge: The Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari forests – Tamil Nadu

RELEVANCE OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO JACKFRUIT, WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS Photos and text by the late Davidson Sargunam (Environmental Educator, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District) Abstract: The Kaani tribal community resides in 48 … Continue reading

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Self-help groups that improve the skills of tribal women and increase their income: Benefitting from the abundance of jackfruit – Odisha

Author(s) M Suchitra , July 05,2015, downtoearth.org.in Source : Down To Earth Current Issue Support – Down To Earth A machine empowers Odisha’s tribal women JhunuMALIK, a resident of Kanteikoli tribal village in Mohanataluk of Odisha’s Gajapati district, takes just two … Continue reading

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How to cope with the climate change, government interventions and the demands of companies? “We support farmers”: A tribal self-help organization’s experience with organic orchards – West Bengal

The Green Revolution has changed life in Indian villages, but the main beneficiaries were the landlords. Daily labourers remain poor and marginalised. The limits of using ever more fertiliser and pesticides are becoming apparent. Many farmers are confused because extension … Continue reading

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