“Beyond the city, past the highway…in the State of Karnataka, there’s a revolution — silent, nurturing and green. A revolution nurtured by…women of the region towards the larger global goal of sustainable agriculture and food security. A revolution that tackles food politics with a smile and indigenous seed varieties.” — Excerpt from She, the Forest Home…

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Applications for the India Ripple Academy Learning Lab are still open and the deadline to apply is July 31st. The Learning Lab is a 2-month program that will launch in Rishikesh, India with a training intensive from September 14-16, 2018. The Ripple Academy Learning Lab is a unique opportunity for women environmental leaders in India…

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In early September, 30 women environmental leaders from throughout India began their journey with WEA and URI’s Ripple Academy. Join us in Rishikesh and meet these leaders as we began sharing knowledge, skills and growing their networks for support and action. Videography by Storyloom Films and editing/production by Johnny Schroeder.

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Our Seeds of Resilience project has been underway for almost a year now and we are excited to share the progress being made to date in Southern India! This project, in partnership with Vanastree, aims to build communities’ seed and food sovereignty, catalyze intergenerational traditional knowledge sharing and strengthen women’s leadership, especially in the face…

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