Mahua Yatra proposal

Proposal for Mahua Yatra to be undertaken from April to June 2016 By Aparna Pallavi (former environment journalist, forest foods researcher and trainer) I propose to undertake a ‘Mahua Yatra’ all over the mahua producing parts of the country starting April 2016, to be continued through the summer. I am undertaking this yatra with two…

River, Rocks and bare hands

Learning to fish with my bare hands with Korku tribal women in the forests of Melghat, I learnt one basic life lesson we have forgotten in these times of apparent plenty — food is precious in nature, and ought to cost hard work. And that within the ecosystem, the hunter and hunted stand an equal chance….