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Village Square

One-Stop Rural India

Village Square is an integrated communications initiative that seeks to inform, analyze, engage and promote rural India among the digitally empowered. 
Led by village headman Krusna Kadraka and Dasara Kadraka in an earlier mission to collect lost millet varieties, the women of Kadarguma prepare to walk to their clan families in remote hamlets. (Photo by Manipadma Jena)

This Is How Odisha's Dongria Kondh Are Restoring 'Orphaned Crop' Millet's Popularity

By Manipadma Jena*, Niyamgiri Hills, Odisha During a participatory appraisal helping Dongria Kondhs to cope with climate change, the ancient tribal community mulled which of their grains could grow un...
02/07/2017 10:55 AM IST