Category Archives: Government of India

Sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge: Securing economic benefits for tribal communities – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

The book explores the possibility of sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge with economic benefit for the communities and countries that have conserved them for generations. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER | Read the full article >> THERE is … Continue reading

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Adivasi Adivimb: “Celebrating the rich cultural heritage of tribal art forms: Adivasi, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam Adivimb festival (December) organized by the National School of Drama” – Odisha, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam & Tripura

A three day festival of tribal dance music and theatre organized by national school of drama. Various performances associated with different regions were performed such as Ghumura – Odisha Adi solung dancers – Arunachala Pradesh Mishing bihu and gumrag – … Continue reading

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Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board. The move is aimed … Continue reading

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The Story of Space 2017 reflects “the idea of flux and fragility”: A science-meets-art festival in Panaji (Goa) until 19 November 2017 – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

INSTALLATION Islands in Flux Pankaj Sekhsaria Curated by Jaya Ramchandani Venue: CENTRAL LIBRARY, PATTO This installation is Pankaj’s attempt at bringing out the fragility of the state of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, with its land, and the sea surrounding … Continue reading

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Poet Kamal Kumar Tanti on his search for identity: “Is there any community in this world named after a commodity?” – Assam

In sync with subaltern traditions | Read the full report in The Hindu here >> Kamal Kumar Tanti is a promising young voice in contemporary Assamese poetry. He belongs to the Adivasi Tea-Garden Labourer community in Assam. His first collection Marangburu Amar … Continue reading

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