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.

Andhram Gujjar, 70 year old agro-pastoralist

Andhram Gujjar, 70 year old agro-pastoralist
Photo from Progress Report 'Developing Oran as Agroforestry Potential'

Agroforestry plants raising at KRAPAVIS

Agroforestry plants raising at KRAPAVIS
Photo from Progress Report 'Developing Oran as Agroforestry Potential'

The Scientists team at Dehlawas oran

The Scientists team at Dehlawas oran
Photo from Progress Report 'Oxford Scientist visits Orans'

'Orans' serve strong, shared icon of village life

'Orans' serve strong, shared icon of village life
Photo from Progress Report 'Documentation of 'Orans''

Documenting Orans_KRAPAVIS staff among community

Documenting Orans_KRAPAVIS staff among community
Photo from Progress Report 'Documentation of 'Orans''
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