Voices from Grassroots – Development Matters http://www.dhan.org/development-matters Monthly Development Update from DHAN Collective Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:05:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 Ahar Pyne in Bihar http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2010/08/ahar-pyne-in-bihar/ Wed, 04 Aug 2010 06:54:35 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=343 Ahar-Pyne system is an indigenous irrigation technology, which has been evolved based on the particular natural, geographical and agro-climatic conditions of the region. The ahar-pyne system of irrigation was overwhelmingly more important in South Bihar, where it was irrigating about 35 % of 2.5 mha of cropped land during the first two decades of [...]]]> Together we can! http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2010/08/together-we-can/ Tue, 03 Aug 2010 07:55:49 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=328 Koraput is a typical tribal pocket having different opinions. Some visualizes it as a showcase of extreme poverty in Koraput, Bolangir and Kalahandi (KBK) region and extreme naxalism. But Koraput is a rich area with poor people. It is full of natural resources either misutilised or under utilized. What it lacks is proper mobilization and [...]]]>