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Doctorate on edible mushroom: Applying traditional knowledge of people belonging to Kaani tribe in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

The traditional knowledge of people belonging to Kaani tribe in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district has helped a research student secure her doctorate. The Kaani tribe, who inhabit hills and deep jungles, are a veritable storehouse of traditional wisdom. … Continue reading

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Mushroom culture and bio-diversity in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu and Kerala

People belonging to the kani tribe of the forests and hills of Kanyakumari district have wild mushrooms in their diet. They collect half-a-dozen species of mushrooms from the deep forests of the Western Ghats which has a rich repository of … Continue reading

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Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS Davidson Sargunam (Nagercoil) & S Suja (Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai) ABSTRACT The Kaani tribal people live in 48 Tribal Settlements in the deep … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A cause for celebration: The “Village Gold” bio-product shop supported by the Bose Institute’s ST-Bio-Technology Programme – West Bengal

The inauguration of our “Village Gold” bio-product shop took place on 6th February, 2016 in the presence of several dignitaries including Mr. Olaf Iversen (Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany, Kolkata), Mr. Suban Roy Chowdhury and Prof. Gautam Chakraborty (Bose Institute, … Continue reading

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Traditional social structures of Adivasis and the constitutional right to food: “Will this be the end of malnutrition and starvation in India?”

Source: 2022 Global Hunger IndexURL: https://www.globalhungerindex.org/india.htmlDate Visited: 30 June 2022 Legally entitled to a full stomach Fifty percent of the world’s hungry live in India [2012 estimates, see globalhungerindex.org for more recent figures]. But India is a democracy, which gives … Continue reading

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