Krishi Avam Paristhitiki Vikas Sansthan (KRAPAVIS)

KRAPAVIS is a grass-roots organization concerned chiefly with the community-led revival of village forests, or orans, working in the arid of Thar Desert and semi - arid of Aravali hill bio-regions in Rajasthan. KRAPAVIS mission is clear: the betterment of ecology, agriculture and livestock practices, with a view to the sustainable livelihoods of rural pastoral communities in Rajasthan.

My guides as we walk through a restored land

My guides as we walk through a restored land
Photo from Progress Report 'Listening to the Sounds of the Forest' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ecological Traditions of India, Rajasthan

Ecological Traditions of India, Rajasthan
Photo from Progress Report 'Johad in Oran: Traditional Rainwater Harvesting' (view small | med | large | orig)

Under construction of a rain water harvesting

Under construction of a rain water harvesting
Photo from Progress Report 'Johad in Oran: Traditional Rainwater Harvesting' (view small | med | large | orig)

Preparation for growing medicinal plants

Preparation for growing medicinal plants
Photo from Progress Report 'Restoring sacred grove strengthens ethnoveterinary' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ritulisation of Oran

Ritulisation of Oran
Photo from Progress Report 'Ritualisation of Orans (sacred groves)' (view small | med | large | orig)
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