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Planting char, mahuli, and bamboo to regenerate forests: Conservation efforts by the Baiga tribal community – Madhya Pradesh

Survival International, 21 April, 2017 3. The Baiga have restored over 600 acres of forest around just one village In the village of Dhaba in central India, Baiga tribal villagers became concerned that the local forest department were cutting down too many … Continue reading

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Training tribal youth in crafts design, agriculture and plantations: Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra & Gram Gyanpeeth or “seat of rural knowledge” – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Barkha Mathur, Times of India, Nagpur June 11, 2015 Twenty years back, in June 1995, newly-wedded couple Sunil and Nirupama Deshpande picked up a remote village, Lavada in Melghat region as their home. “We wanted to live in a place … Continue reading

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Promoting social enterprises based on value addition of local, natural resources, especially bamboo, the “green gold”: A Wayanad-based NGO Uravu – Kerala

URAVU is a non-government organization working with people, governments and businesses to implement programs for sustainable employment and income generation in rural areas. Uravu is a non-profit trust, established in 1996, registered under the Indian Trusts Act. Uravu promotes social enterprises … Continue reading

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Vayali’s Bamboo Orchestra: Reinventing the ancient tradition – Kerala

Nidhi Surendranath, The Hindu, Kochi, November 8, 2013 | Full article with slideshow >> How many of Kerala’s many musical instruments are made out of bamboo? The flute, which is a part of the classical music tradition in India, is the … Continue reading

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Video | Vayali Bamboo Band: Folk Secrets Music Project – Kerala

The Vayali Folklore Group has been awarded Junior Fellowship by the Government of India for the research of Kerala’s bamboo music traditions in 2013. This is a two year programme by the central culture ministry. To invite Vayali and support the … Continue reading

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