In the Foresters partner channel of the Slow App, listen to the story of zookeeper Rajesh Kumar, who works at the National Zoological Park, Delhi, and his bond with the animals under his care
Ram Lotan Kushwaha, a seed conservator from Satna, Madhya Pradesh goes to great lengths to preserve and conserve traditional medicinal herbs and seeds of indigenous vegetables in his farm. The vegetables and seeds also find place in a desi museum he has set up.
Kesar, alphonso, langda, dussehri, desi, rajapuri, totapuri… how does an urban family get used to living a charmed life in a village besides a mango orchard in Gujarat?
In a first, farmers in the northeastern states of Mizoram and Manipur harvest their apple crop which they have grown with the active support of scientists from the CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology.
A recent study suggests that by retiring old coal-based power plants and utilising renewable sources of energy like solar and wind, Maharashtra can save upto Rs 75,000 crores in the next decade. Details here.
Women self-help groups in a small village in Panna, Madhya Pradesh push the amla into the limelight after giving it a sweet makeover. The state government has included Panna’s amla in its One District One Product scheme to make women self-reliant.
When the adivasi children of Janwaar in Panna district, MP took to skateboarding in 2016, little did they realise they were making way for other significant changes in their village which is now also known for organic farming.
69 per cent of villages in Dantewada district have been declared COVID-free. The rest will be free of the coronavirus by June 15, declares the district administration. But, health experts term these announcements “gimmicks” and say several challenges remain.
In Poompuhar village, where women aren’t even allowed to sit with men in public, five of them break gender stereotypes and start their own restaurant, where their vatha kuzhambu and rava kesari wow their customers.
The female foot soldiers of a nutrition project in Dungarpur, Rajasthan, are finding autonomy, mobility and financial security while helping mothers raise healthy children