Photo story about the recent history of ‘maldhari’ pastoralists in Kutch, and how they have organised collectively to improve their opportunities and influence.
Reports and insights from our work in Kutch, a dryland in Gujarat with diverse ecosystems (wetlands, grasslands, deserts and a long coast with mangrove forests) where pastoralists have lived and worked for generations.
What difference has Covid-19 made to uncertainty in marginal environments?
A journal article explores how Covid-19 has added to uncertainties in coastal marginal environments, and the contrasting responses from ‘above’ and ‘below’.
How could camel milk transform the fortunes of Gujarat’s pastoralists?
by Ranit Chatterjee, Rohit Jha, Sahjeevan, Shilpi Srivastava, Lyla Mehta, Nobuhito Ohte, Shibaji Bose, TAPESTRY project Kachchh is a dryland … More
Transforming Environments from the Bottom Up – Examples from Marginal Environments in India
18 January 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm This is the first of two virtual sessions convened by the … More
How do we study mangrove ecology with pastoralists in Kachchh?
by Ranit Chaterjee, Pankaj Joshi, Mahendra Bhanani, Mahesh Garva and Nobuhito Ohte As part of the TAPESTRY project, we are … More
How pastoralists in Kutch respond to social and environmental uncertainty
The TAPESTRY project is working in three different ‘patches’ across India and Bangladesh, creating opportunities for interactions with communities in … More