Anushree Mitra holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Livelihood and Natural Resources Governance. She has got field experience working with communities across Central and Eastern India. As a part of the team at MetaMeta Research, she is working on Ecologically Based Rodent Management and Regenerative Agriculture. She is based in Madhya Pradesh, India and is working as a Junior Project Officer.
Shakun Didi is a resident of Jhanki village in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh, India. She had started taking the initiative of nurseries practiced under the principles of regenerative agriculture with the help of the Indian Organisation PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action). In Jhanki, they had to suffer quite a lot of losses when it came to agriculture be it due to the degrading quality of soil, late rains, quality of seeds, etc. After exposure visits to other areas, Shakun Didi took an interest particularly towards nurseries.
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