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10 Things You Did Not Know About Adivasis in India

Adivasis in India mostly live a marginalized and neglected existence. It is unfortunate that even after so many decades of the independence, a huge majority of such disadvantaged communities remains far removed from the mainstream amenities. Many lag behind in economic and social development. The communities suffer from widespread poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity. However, they also possess extraordinary […]

India's Adivasis Are The Protectors of Our Forests

India’s Adivasis Are The Protectors of Our Forests

Adivasis or the aboriginal population of India has always lived in close proximity to the jungles. Adivasis are the protectors of our forests. Many densely forested regions, especially in Central India are dominated by these tribes. There’s been an increasing discussion regarding their perceived socio-economic backwardness and lack of basic amenities. While we struggle to solve […]

Why Genetically Modified Food Is Not the Solution to India's Problems

Why Genetically Modified Food Is Not the Solution to India’s Problems

One of the biggest blots on India’s image is poverty and hunger. People living in poverty in rural Orissa (43%) and rural Bihar (41%) are among the world’s most extreme poor. For an aspiring superpower with a billion plus consumer market to boast of, it has become one of the biggest talking points for its detractors. For […]