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Irula tribe in an Interview with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan: Towards sustainable rehabilitation

Interview with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Chairman, National Commission on Farmers, and Chairman of the national committee set up to review the implementation of the Coastal Zone Regulation Act, spoke to Asha Krishnakmar on the various aspects of … Continue reading

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Land rush and sustainable food security by MS Swaminathan

by M.S. Swaminathan (Chairman, MSSRF, and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha)The Hindu September 14, 2011 Managing our soil and water resources in a sustainable and equitable manner needs a new political vision, which can be expressed through the proposed Land Acquisition … Continue reading

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Tip | Health and the nutritional value of indigenous grains, seeds and millets: “The tribal food basket has always been ­diverse and nutritious”

By Damayanti Datta | Read the full article >> Despite designing the world’s earliest and largest schemes on hunger and malnutrition, having surplus grains and food wastage, millions of Indians go to sleep hungry every night. It’s an invisible emergency … Continue reading

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Indian indigenous knowledge: Biodiversity, ecology, health, nutrition, nature, tourism & wildlife – Custom search engine

ACCORD  (Action for Community Organisation, Rehabilitation and Development) – www.adivasi.net Archive.org – https://archive.org Asia Society – http://asiasociety.org The Shola Trust (nature conservation in the Nilgiri region) – www.thesholatrust.org Down To Earth (India) – www.downtoearth.org.in Eco Walk the Talk (Singapore) – www.ecowalkthetalk.com Equitable Tourism Options (EQUATIONS) – www.equitabletourism.org … Continue reading

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Video | Inherited knowledge and its value for modern healthcare: “The country can learn much from the beauty of Adivasi social practices, their culture of sharing and respect for all”

Learn from M S Swaminathan – a world renowned scientist – how biological diversity contributes to public health, people’s livelihood and environmental security in addition to food security: his call on Indian citizens to use and share resources in a more … Continue reading

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