Singh S

Singh S
Depeasantisation: The gender aspect
Punjab, the land of the Green Revolution, is going through an agrarian crisis. This impacts not only men, but also women from small-scale and marginal farming communities. Posted on 09 Oct, 2014 09:35 PM

We've come a long way since the Green Revolution in the 60s especially in Punjab, where it all began. Lower production due to higher costs, increased debt, lowered income and drop in employment – this is the situation here as it grapples with an agrarian crisis. 

Farmer in Punjab (Source: India Water Portal)
Conservation across landscapes: A study of the various mechanisms of biodiversity conservation in India
With the increasing threats to our landscapes, biodiversity management can no longer afford to be part of a polarized 'yes or no' argument. Instead,it is vital to seek out and implement a bouquet of negotiated approaches. The diversity of India's landscapes as well as conservation approaches make it a valuable learning tool. This report presents some of these approaches Posted on 28 Dec, 2012 02:38 PM

Chapter 1: Background

Biodiversity conservation has normally followed one of two approaches-