Posts from Tag: Farmers

Photo Essay: Life in the hills of Uttarakhand

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, LivelihoodsPhoto Essay: Life in the hills of Uttarakhand

Early this summer, I was on an arduous trek — made difficult only because it was after a hearty meal — to meet Pushpa Devi, one of our borrowers in Dehradun’s Lakhamandal. While we sat down at Pushpa’s house, I heard about her temperamental cow, quite aptly called Kali. Kali doesn’t allow anyone else but Pushpa to handle her — whether […]

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A visit to Gudalur and the ‘Just Change’ Producer Company

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, Updates

Rang De team members and social investors visited Just Change, an adivasi producer company in Gudalur, Tamil Nadu The journey from Bengaluru to Gudalur is a rare treat. After the chaos of Bengaluru and the desolation of its suburbs, the road passes through two national parks — Bandipur and Mudumalai — before making it to the Nilgiri hills. This was […]

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United we stand

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

Amul Cooperative was a response to the exploitation of marginal milk producers by traders. Inspired by the success that the milk cooperatives in Gujarat had, a number of cooperatives of dairy farmers and farmers sprung up to gain bargaining power and capitalize on economies of scale. It has, however, been very difficult to replicate the […]

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