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Wild food festivals & Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN): The world’s most important food movement

Enjoy A Feast in The Forest In Maharashtra | Read the full story and vew more images >> A few summers ago, I visited Vanvadi forest for the first time. I had just met the environmentalist Bharat Mansata, who asked me to … Continue reading

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Sustainable resource use and Forest Conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forest in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

Courtesy Davidson Sargunam 17 August 2016 The Kaani indigenous people live in 48 Settlements in the deep jungles, forests and hills of Kanyakumari in the biological Hot spot of the Western Ghats in India. The district receives two Monsoons and maintains … Continue reading

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Revisiting India’s reservoir of knowledge traditions: The creative sector seen as as an organic agency for human development and sustainability

Sharada Ramanathan, The Hindu, June 5, 2012 India must pay more attention to its creative industries not just for the profits they generate but as enablers of sustainable human development The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012 passed recently by Parliament, is … Continue reading

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Benefits of community screenings: Award-winning documentary “Have you seen the Arana” – Kerala

Report on community screenings (2013-14) A trial series of community screenings coordinated by FERNS took place in collaboration with initiatives that meet the following criteria: Scope for entrusting young tribals with social responsibilities (e.g. Thrissileri, Pavana Center and tribal residential … Continue reading

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Providing solar powered lights and technical training in Kaani villages – Tamil Nadu

P. SUDHAKAR, The Hindu, TIRUNELVELI, April 14, 2012 […] The joy of electrification is lighting up most of the houses in this hamlet near the Papanasam dam though most other basic infrastructure, which is taken for granted in a civilised society, remains scant … Continue reading

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