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Breastfeeding week observed in Koraput

Odisha based Biju Patnaik Tribal Agro-biodiversity Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, has observed the World Breastfeeding Week at its action villages under the project “Strengthening...

MSSRF’s model of VKCs adopted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

  The Government of Andhra Pradesh has adopted the concept of Village Knowledge Centres (VKC) developed and demonstrated by the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in different parts of India...

Story 4: How e-marketing enabled Hill brooms collecting tribal women to access market

  The tribal women in Kotia village, Pottangi block of koraput they collect and make Jhadus (Hill Brooms) for their livelihoods. Normally, middle men used to purchase from them at very low...

Story 3: Nutrition Garden - Practical pathway for address malnutrition

  As per the status of 14 blocks in the district; there are 3264 Anganwadi Kendra’s are present. As per their records there are 15,416 pregnant women, 15,506 lactating mothers, 874...

Story 2 – Use of improved practices and seeds in Fingermillet

  This is the story about the Ragi/mandia cultivation  by women farmers in Machhara village in koraput district who are primarily doing subsistence farming. They had been...

Story 1: Corona Tragic – Ten Kandha families leading a miserable life

  The article focused on the lives and the livelihood of ten Kandha families and how they became victims of COVID-19. Lathiguda village of Bariniput GP near ...

Story 2: How will we go for work: Our girl children are alone in our houses 

  The pandemic closed the schools. The regular classes of children has became through online platforms. This situation compels the children to sit at home for all the days....

Story 1: The Bitter life of Tea Plantation Labourers behind a strong cup of Tea

Covid pandemic shrank the entire world into a single room. It affected people in terms of economy as well as  physical and mental health. In the state of Kerala, Idukki, Wayanadu, Thrissur...

Story 2: The Covid-19 and Fishing women

Fish is the staple food of the seafaring people and the people in Poombukar in Nagapattinam district are constantly changing their eating habits as there is no fish available due to lockdown....