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 […]

Solar lighting Project

Solar lighting was provided in five villages in Kadam and Khanapur mandals of Adilabad district, which have no access to electricity. Community solar panels were installed for charging of home lighting devices. And under TPP, solar panels were installed for […]

System of Rice Intensification

Around 560 farmers were trained and supported to implement SRI.  SRI is an agro-ecological methodology for increasing the productivity of irrigated rice. This methodology significantly reduces seed and water requirement.

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) – 2010/11 to 2013

Introduction/Project Description :


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, […]

Environmental Projects

List of Projects

National Environment Awareness Campaigns (NEAC)
Natural Ecological Farming (NatEco)
System of Rice Intensification (SRI)
Solar Lighting

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 […]