The World is witnessing an unprecedented situation! Health workers and essential services are going about their life with utmost courage and sense of sacrifice. For farming communities, the journey continues in spite of this new crisis, besides the familiar ones like climate and markets. They are grappling with strained and near stagnant forward backward linkages with intermittent lockdowns.
On the other hand, the crisis has thrown up new modes of interaction, new relationships and processes. The digital technologies are creating new solutions to address social distancing!
We are extremely overwhelmed by the response we received for this issue with contributors spiritedly sharing their experiences giving new hope.We share some of these experience which inspire new ways of moving forward.
We are extremely grateful to MISEREOR who agreed to continue their support to this knowledge sharing initiative.
Hope and pray that we get over the crisis soon. For us in LEISA India team, it is yet another beginning with a stronger resolve after completing two decades!.
Your spirited response and the support with patronage and contribution keeps the movement strong, responsive, responsible and creating new hopes.
Usha Devi Venkatachalam
Bankey Bihari, Rajesh Bishnoi, Lakhan Singh and Suresh Kumar
26. In the news
Partha P Biswas
31. New Books
B K Singh, Ajay Singh, and Archana Srivastava