Monthly Archives - March 2020

An interview with Abhijit Mohanty on “India’s Tribal Communities – the ancient guardians of heritage and biodiversity”

Photo: Kondh tribal women learning basic literacy, Hatipokhna village, Odisha, India. Photo credit – Abhijit Mohanty [Tansi Godwill Tansi ] Could you tell me briefly about your work with India’s tribal communities, and their focus? Are certain tribes more your area of expertise than others?  Abhijit Mohanty I have worked with progressive philanthropic groups who primarily work with tribal communities. Over the years, I have promoted the model of ‘Eco-village’ among the tribal farmers in the South-western parts of Odisha. The model has enabled tribal communities to [...]