Development Alternatives Digest
December 2022
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Strategic Management Forum Conference 2022 at IRMA

DA and the Work4Progress platform participated in a special track on rethinking enterprises at the Strategic Management Forum Conference 2022 at Institute of Rural Management Anand. Read More...
Get in touch with: Shivankar Mohan

DA's udyaME Enterprise Fund raises INR 59 lakhs in 40 days

DA's udyaME Enterprise Fund on Rang De has witnessed over INR 59 lakhs invested by 2500+ social investors in just 40 days! The fund has already enabled 119 of our entrepreneurs towards JobsWeMake. Read More...
Get in touch with: Debasis Ray

DA and Rang De in Conversation on Green Jobs and Innovation in Finance

Kanika Verma, Lead, Green & Inclusive Entrepreneurship, AVP, Development Alternatives along with Smita Ram and Ram NK of the Rang De team were in conversation on jobs, finance, and inclusive entrepreneurship. Read More...
Get in touch with: Suneptula S Jamir

Winter Camp organised under the STEP Programme in Haridwar, Uttarakhand

A Winter Camp under our Skills Training for Employment Preparedness (STEP) programme was organised in a school in Haridwar, Uttarakhand from 3 to 12 November, 2022. Its aim was to improve their academic performance through participation in interactive activities and creative seminars. Read More...
Get in touch with: Divya Yadav

Felicitation of Vidyut Sakhis in Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

On 04 November, 2022 an event was organised under the Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project to interact with and recognise the contribution of Vidyut Sakhis working as Bill Collection agents in Electricity Distribution Division II – Kosi Kalan in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Read More...
Get in touch with: Mohd. Azeem

Kaun Banega Business Leader 2.0 - Ab Hovega Ideas Ka Dangal

Grassroot Innovation Challenge (GIC) – Kaun Banega Business Leader 2.0 was conducted in Jhajjar, Haryana. Focussed Group Discussions were organised to unleash the entrepreneurial energies of communities and enable unconventional livelihood opportunities.

Get in touch with: Chand Bardewa


Developing Climate Resilient Farming

This article has been published in the LEISA India Magazine, June 2017, Volume 19 No.2. Small farmers in Bundelkhand are adopting agricultural systems that cope with climate change, with support from Development Alternatives. The initiatives undertaken at the farm level and landscape level are being upscaled, building long term sustainability of climate resilient agriculture systems in Bundelkhand.

Small Farmer Centric Sustainable Agriculture Programme Capitalisation Document

This document focuses on the state of agriculture in the Bundhelkhand region. It then highlights a project "catalysing change towards comprehensive agriculture systems" through policy, research, and practice that has been initiated by a consortium of stakeholders, including development alternatives, INTACH, and people science institute, with revitalising rain-fed agriculture network. The project requires a commitment to three point agenda: reduce high risks, increase the ease in doing farming, and enhance incomes.

Country profile on organic cotton production in India

The report, "Country Profile on Organic Cotton Production in India" presents a comprehensive information on Organic cotton farming practices in India and facilitate better understanding of Indian organic cotton supply chain (strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities).


Revamping the Indian Agricultural System

The modern food system is associated with multiple challenges. Farmers in our country live in complex spaces where the challenges are numerous - food security, health, livelihoods, shelter. Responding to this will not happen by just 'supporting product prices' alone but by providing support to enhance their income, bring rural development and reorient policies to meet nutrition, environment and economic goals together.


Climate Resilient Farming | Bundelkhand region | Uttar Pradesh | Development Alternatives

With effects of climate change bearing down on the fragile region of Bundelkhand in Central India, farmers have to face a host of challenges.This film showcases Development Alternatives’ efforts in promoting sustainable agricultural techniques which are helping farmers adapt to the changing climate and increase their income levels.


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