Intern Project: Parvatibai’s Farm

Parvatibai’s farm is in an excellent location along a busy village road to be a functional demonstration model to the surrounding area.  The land had once been teak forest.  Stripped of all the trees and planted with a monoculture which […]

Creating Bio-diversity

Creating Bio-diversity Registers – Year 2015

This project involves bringing together the community and technical experts to document the diverse bio-resources in local habitats, their uses and associated traditional knowledge. This is crucial for conserving the fast-dying knowledge of bio-diversity and […]

Direct Rainwater Recharge of Bore wells by Smaran

While in the Hyderabad area, we visited a brilliant project headed by one of the board of directors of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, named Subash Reddy.  He created a technique to directly recharge bore wells with rain water.  An important task […]

Sharing Seed to Promote Diversity

1 seed, 1 plant; 1 plant, 1000 seeds; 1000 seeds…….
The most powerful version of Santa Claus by Francesco Petretto

Giving to farmers many variety of seeds which means abundance of food next season.

Mung beans, sorghum, foxter millet, little millet, finger millet, […]

CSR Projects

AGS-Ikya Lighting Solution
Others – Upcoming

Community Projects

Aranya worked with the community in Jarasangham Mandal of Medak district to survey the status of health, education and hygienic services, and did an integrated planning exercise to develop action plans for addressing critical issues in these areas.

United Nations International […]

Natural Ecological Farming

This project focuses on enabling marginal farmers adopt practices that can help them meet their food security needs with limited land, water and other inputs. Prominent models and methods introduced by this project are the Ganga-ma model (using avg. 1000 […]

National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) – since 2007(annual)

Through this event organized annually since 2007, Aranya brings together farmers, women’s groups, schools and other community volunteers to raise awareness about environment conservation especially the importance of biodiversity and climate change adaption and mitigation. The campaign includes tree plantations, […]

Aranya Project Overview

Aranya’s projects have had an approach of identifying solutions that address both social and environmental concerns through a healthy synergy between the two. In addition, Aranya has endeavoured to bring to its stakeholders cutting edge knowledge and techniques in natural […]