Encouraging Mushroom Cultivation to Counter Nutrition Insecurity

Sowbhagya & Chethan C.N. (originally written in Kannada), translated in English by Malleshwari Baddela Rising prices of pulses and meat have impacted the poor significantly. Waste-pickers with little income are left to fend themselves against the high costs of food. Even within waste-pickers, the migrant community members (from other states) are worst off. They have … Continue reading Encouraging Mushroom Cultivation to Counter Nutrition Insecurity

Journey from Waste-picker to Urban Farmer- Small Steps towards Circular Economy

Pallavi Chethan & Kabir Arora Lakshmi was just like any other waste-picker. She looked for items of value in the trash. Hailing for Tamil Nadu, she landed in Bengaluru. She became a waste-picker to take care of her 5 children. After wastepicking for more than a decade, she realized that much valuable waste is not available … Continue reading Journey from Waste-picker to Urban Farmer- Small Steps towards Circular Economy