adivasis in India farming knowledge and forest dependent communities in India

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 […]

Adivasis in India and forest dependent communities Living Farms work

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 […]

Adivasis in India and forest dependent communities workshops

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, […]

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 […]