Tag: Green Transformation Pathways

// 11.11.22

A conversation with Sumitra Devi: the regenerative agriculture pioneer

Authors: Akanksha Mishra (PRADAN), Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), and Marina Vara Gutiérrez (Aidenvironment).   Meet Sumitra Devi. She hails from Chatugada village in the Bokaro district of Jharkhand. Since 2007, PRADAN started promoting self-help groups (a self-help group is an intermediary financial institution usually composed of 12 to 25 local women. The main idea was to ease access to credit […]

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By Judith Knibbe
// 04.11.22

Conversation with Shobha Tiwari: A champion of tribal land rights

Authors: Anushree Mitra (MetaMeta Research), Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), Poulomi Mallick (PRADAN)   Meet Shobha Tiwari. Though she hails from Chattisgarh state in India, she has lived and worked in Samnapur Block, Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh (MP), for most of her life. After her post-graduation, she was preparing for her Master’s in Philosophy when she joined Ekta Parishad[1] (an […]

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By Judith Knibbe
// 28.10.22

A conversation with Meera Devi: A businesswoman

Article by: Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), Shubham Jain (MetaMeta Research), Vinitika Lal (PRADAN)     Meet Meera Devi from Kutela Gram in Dindori District in Madhya Pradesh, India. Meera has been running a Bio-Resource Centre (BRC), which makes and supplies organic inputs like biofertilizers and bio-pesticides. A BRC is a small organization promoted by PRADAN, an NGO working in the […]

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By Judith Knibbe
// 21.10.22

A conversation with Bimla Kujur: The Samvidhan Saathi

Article by: Vinitika Lal (PRADAN), Arpan Mondal (MetaMeta Research), Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), and Iqra Khan (PRADAN)       Meet Bimla Kujur. Bimla hails from Marcha-Dautoli, a small village in India in Marcha Panchayat, Torpa Block, Jharkhand. Bimla has been working as a Samvidhan Saathi (literally translates to Constitution companion) for the last year, in the field of local […]

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By Natividad
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// 15.10.22

Do we ever wonder “who grows our food?” 

CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN  October 15, 2022 Article by: Marina Vara Gutierrez (Aidenvironment), Vinitika Lal (PRADAN) and Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta) Do we ever wonder “who grows our food?”  Today, the 15th of October, we are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women (IDRW). The idea to celebrate International Day of Rural Women was put forward by international […]

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By Natividad
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// 07.09.22

Planning for Regenerative Farming Interventions in Partner Communities in India

This past August, the AidEnvironment team returned to India to visit areas under the Green Transformation Project (GTP) in Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. Junior consultant on land and water management, Marina Gutiérrez, together with Ruben Borges, an external consultant for the GTP project who specializes in soil fertility, conducted a two-week scoping mission, visiting different project areas in which regenerative farming interventions […]

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By Natividad
// 18.07.22

Site Visit Surfaces Pilot Approaches to INRM for Green Transformation Pathways (GTP) Project in India

AidEnvironment Senior Consultant Niels Lenderink, along with Junior Consultant Jyoti Mishra, organized a field visit and meeting under the Green Transformation Pathways (GTP) project on July 6-7, 2022 in Ranchi, Jharkhand State, India. The goal of the meeting, which had participants from partner organizations, Professional Assistance For Development Action (PRADAN), Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), and the Dutch MetaMeta, was […]

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By Natividad
// 14.07.22

Vacancy for a junior civil engineer based in Jharkhand or Madhya Pradesh, India – renewed posting

We are hiring! AidEnvironment is looking for a new junior civil engineer for the Green Transformation Pathways project funded by IKEA Foundation, to be based in Jharkhand or Madhya Pradesh, India.   About AidEnvironment  AidEnvironment is a not-for-profit sustainability research, strategy and advisory organization that combines data, cutting-edge technology, systemic thinking and boots on the ground understanding to achieve transformative […]

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By Natividad
// 16.12.21

Working towards Green Transformation in India

Recently, Aidenvironment got a new program approved by the IKEA Foundation. The program focuses on regenerative agriculture and is called Green Transformation. The program will be implemented in Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh in India, together with three other partners: PRADAN, FES and MetaMeta Research. Currently, these areas in India face challenges in degradation of ecology, low agricultural returns, and increasing rural distress; all complicated by climate change. To promote […]

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