Dibyendu Chaudhuri

Dibyendu Chaudhuri has been working in PRADAN for the last 25 years. Currently, he is working in the Research and Knowledge Management unit. He has contributed to designing the network of Community-based Data Collectors (CDC) and the implementation of streamlined data collection processes. He extends his expertise on MEL to various organizations and KABIL is one of them. A shorter version of this article has been published in IDR
September 18, 2023

Harvesting Hope: Transforming Livelihoods of Tea Garden Workers in Dooars

On a tranquil morning during this year's spring in the Dooars of West Bengal, a meeting of women belonging to three Self-Help Groups supported by DAY-NRLM was going on at the Division Line of Kanthalguri Tea Estate.
June 9, 2022

Adivasi, Tribe or ST: The Debate on the Status of Adivasi Livelihoods

Using the label ‘Adivasi’ (and not ‘tribe’ or ‘ST’), meaning ‘original inhabitant’, for themselves was the Adivasis’ proclamation of their right to ownership of the land in which they lived for centuries as well as a signal, to all those who passed by, to back off!
May 19, 2020

Forest Village Ghugri: Constraints and Opportunities

September 27, 2019

Adaptive Skilling through Action Research (ASAR)

August 5, 2017

Development and Resistance

Reflecting on the assumptions and beliefs that a development professional has as he enters a community, the author explores the need for greater awareness, sensitivity and acceptance of villagers’ abilities, requirements and choices