The desert echoes the essence of regeneration. Amidst myriad challenges triggered by mismanaged and overlooked desert ecology, lies its endless opportunity – regeneration by Youth. Keeping Youth, Climate Action and Ecosystem Regeneration at the core, Desert Resource Centre (DRC) invites you to the second year of Maru Manthan 2022.
As the traditional issues affecting desert for decades remain unresolved and have become more flagrant with the desert economy and society shifting towards centralized/mainstream growth monologue, Desert Resource Centre (DRC) in the last year has worked extensively on issues of desert restoration to combat the impact of this intense erratic reconfiguration at both the physical and social fronts. Our interventions and innovations with thousands of young pastoralists, farmers, cattle rearers, and artisans of the Thar Desert, on skilling, livelihood generation, infratech, market linkages, policy action with sustainability at its core. This has developed a cadre of changemakers who are working with a balanced and harmonious approach that is proactive, informed, incumbent and local-based