India

Meet the man who replanted a forest all by himself

In the north of India, Jadav Payeng has been replanting trees on a river island since 1979. Today, “his” forest is rich in wildlife, and Payeng is the subject of an inspirational documentary.

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Four questions to Manoj Kumar, CEO of Naandi Foundation

Through these few words Manoj Kumar, the CEO of Naandi foundation is talking about the capacity of his organisation to carry out this program with the local population which goes far beyond planting fruit…

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Lessons in sustainability from Gandhi

Akhila Vijayaraghavan, writer for Triple Pundit, highlighted the sharp parallels between Gandhian philosophies and the sustainability movement. Here are her observations:

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How to upgrade India’s social enterprise ecosystem

India has become a hotbed of social enterprise, home to impact technology like D.Light Design’s low-cost LED lights for rural communities, Sarvajal’s water ATMs, and Aravind Eye Hospital’s high-quality,…

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A Responsibility and a Market: Why Danone May Represent the Future…

The “future of BOP business” is a sweeping, flashy claim. Yet Danone’s strategy appears to be different for all the right, non-flashy reasons.

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Farmers cooperative in Araku awarded ‘Community Micro Enterprise…

Now in its ninth year, the Citi Micro Enterprise Awards program has been an avenue to highlight the dynamic enterprise development environment in India. This year, the awards include the best Community…

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Araku Livelihoods Network Camp 2012: The end…for a new beginning!

The last working day of the Livelihoods Network Camp was largely devoted to finalizing proposals for each group for the final presentation in plenary.

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The Araku Way of Life

The Araku Way of Life is a visual account of Naandi Foundation’s Araku Fair-trade Organic Coffee Project. The video ”The Araku way of life” presents this special area where the camp will hold.

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The Livelihoods 360 technology wins an Award in India

The Livelihoods fund found a way to leverage available and affordable technologies to solve complex management challenges in rural and tribal regions of India. And they were rewarded for it!

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Livelihoods events in India in October 2012 : A milestone for the…

Created a year ago, “Livelihoods Network” is a platform for sharing expertise and innovation between NGOs, companies, and so on. The Livelihoods Network Camp will hold on the 8-10th October 2012 in…

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