A recent recipient of the Padma Shri for her work on agriculture, Sabarmatee is the co-founder of Sambhav, an organisation dedicated to environment and gender issues. Sabarmatee along with her father (Late)Prof Radhamohan is credited for transforming a degraded piece of land into a vast “food forest” using only organic techniques in the Nayagarh district,

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Pragati Koraput

To build such a self-reliant society, free from hunger and exploitation, where everyone have right to dignified means of livelihood and through collective action ensure socio-economic justice and ecological balance. The mission of the organisation is To strengthen People’s Organizations that will protect, utilize, control and manage local resources through collective action, ensure sustainable development

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The Human Development

The Human Development is a voluntary organization committed to self sustaining, people centred, culturally sensitive and ecologically balanced development of the poor and the underprivileged in the state of Orissa. The organisation strongly believes that change is a dynamic process, and so, it adheres to a dynamic work culture. Our efforts take a right-based approach,

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Pallivikash, a non-profit organization presently, working in Action research, advocacy and field projects relating to local self governance and promoting community based natural resource management systems and processes, forest based livelihood (NTFPs and SAP Marketing and enterprise development). For the last 4 years, Pallivikash has been working with economically poor socially marginalized women and farmers

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Jagruti Welfare Organisation is a society registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 since 1996. It is now a leading Organisation in the field of handling solid waste and has the vision of providing a healthy and clean environment to the citizens. It is an organization of qualified professionals to handle multifarious activities as a team.

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Harsha Trust

Harsha Trust has operated in Odisha since 2002. By the year 2020, we have already worked with 1,80,000 families to enhance their income by atleast 50% of their existing incomes. Our vision is to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in the backward pockets of the state, actively supported by the community, other NGO partners, government and

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CYSD (Centre for Youth and Social Development) is a non-government and non-profit organization established in 1982, working to improve the quality of lives of tribal, rural and urban poor in Odisha, with a primary focus to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, ensuring social inclusion and justice, good governance and citizen’s right. Helping communities identify and

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DSS visualizes, self-sufficient and self managed villages in Orissa where each and every individual across the communities, live in peace and harmony without fear of discrimination or denied justice. Every individual to maintain a prosperous life with self-dignity and concern for community and environment at large. DSS aims at working with geographically vulnerable communities as

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Krisastam Pradhan

Story was interviewed by Ratikanta, Sital Kumar (NF Coalition) and Pradip Kumar (SWATI) Written by Sital Kumar and Ratikanta from NF Coalition As I toil on my farm assisted by my family members, wife and two children, I recall how I began my journey into farming. I am 55 years old today, I started farming

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