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Focusing on the Humans of Fieldwork Can Produce Better Quality Data

This is the first of a two-part series that explores solutions to two broad challenges facing the development sector: the lack of reliable data,...

Technically Speaking, How Can Technology Facilitate Better Administration & Development Efforts?

One of the less-spoken about impacts that technology can have is on our public administration systems. But how does the bureaucracy react to technological...

Why and How Can We Amplify Traditional Knowledge? With Archana Soreng

Using traditional knowledge is a must if we are to make serious efforts at environmental conservation; indigenous citizens and communities often have insight and...

Brazilian Gold has an Environmentally Hazardous Supply Chain, and India is...

Pico da Neblina, or the “Mist Peak”, is Brazil’s highest mountain peak. For the Yanomami—South America’s largest “relatively isolated tribe” who live within the...

Forests for the People: The FRA in Northeast India with Amba...

Edited by Malavika VN  The Forest Rights Act (FRA) was created “to recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest-dwelling...

The Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Northeast India

Research & Scripted by Isha Malaviya Presented & Edited by Sumit Krishna  The 8 states that make up Northeast India are home to more than 200...

Dialogues: Dr. Malini Bhattacharjee on the RSS, Seva, and Relief and...

“What can one say about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that has not already been said before?” The RSS, perhaps the focal organisation of...

In Her Opinion: Sarita Fernandes on Marine and Coastal Conservation

A lot is happening in marine and coastal conservation. Mumbai plans to build a coastal road. There are talks of banning trawling, and at...

Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”

Mohandas Gandhi (MG): “Modiji, did I hear correctly? On 24th April you said that the biggest lesson of the COVID-19crisis is to move towards...

Reimagining Conservation in the Global South

This is the second instalment of a two-part series released in collaboration with Dakshin Foundation on conservation in the Global South. Click here to...