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Why the Adivasis In India Deny That They Are Poor

Often from perceived notions of power, and learned modernity, Adivasis have been seen as poor and deprived by outsiders. However, Adivasis in India deny that they are poor and challenge this notion. Studies have shown that there is scientific evidence to indicate that the diverse cropping practiced by Adivasi communities is in fact in tune with long-term […]

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Research & Publishing

As a social organization deeply involved in food sovereignty and fighting hunger for Adivasis in India, Living farms is on the forefront of research in this area. We have published magazines, articles and knowledge pieces in peer-reviewed journals to share our learning and best practices with the community. Our research has also tried to benchmark […]

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Festivals & Events

In the past years, Living Farms has organized several events and festivals related to bringing the challenges, issues and tradition of the Adivasi community and forest dependent communities to the forefront. We recently organized a unique “Food festival” bringing together a community of Adivasis from 15 states in India on a common platform. The communities […]

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Capacity Building Workshops

Living Farms organizes capacity building workshops with Adivasi and forest dependent communities. The workshops usually cover the concept of LANN- linking agriculture, natural resource management with nutrition. We specialize on addressing nutrition issues of Adivasis and forest dependent communities. The workshops we’ve covered in the past have covered topics around improved and sustainable agricultural practice, […]

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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 […]