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Bihar village declares independence from darkness and anonymity

Press release | July 20, 2014 at 11:26

Greenpeace’s first solar-powered micro-grid in Bihar kicks off with village ceremony

Fertilizer, Fuel and Food: win-win options for Bihar

Publication | March 14, 2013 at 12:41

The report, “Fertilizer, Fuel and Food: win-win options for Bihar” captures the findings of research conducted by Greenpeace along with local organizations in five districts of Bihar namely Khagaria, Madhepura, Muzaffarpur, Nalanda and Patna in...

Greenpeace India launches Living Soils campaign in Bihar

Feature story | March 20, 2013 at 16:30

Although farmers do one of the most important jobs on Earth, they are the biggest group of the poor and hungry in the world. About 40% of the world's population are small-scale farmers and they produce most of the food we eat. What an irony that...

A New Dawn At Dusk

Feature story | July 31, 2014 at 16:24

Before Greenpeace India installed the solar microgrid in Dharnai it was a struggle for people to have access to energy for the basic necessities of life and livelihood -By Arvind Kumar

Bihar can save money, livelihoods, health & ecology

Press release | March 14, 2013 at 11:21

Patna, 14- March-2013: The state of Bihar needs to move away from chemical fertilizers to save money, livelihoods, health, ecology and to sustain farming in the State, according to a Greenpeace India report, launched today. The report titled...

Power from the Sun: A new life for Dharnai, India

Blog entry by Neha Khator and Ruhie Kumar | July 20, 2014

In this world where we seem surrounded by news of gloom and doom, we don't often hear stories of positive change. But here is one: a story of a village that has unshackled itself from darkness, after 30 years of having its energy...

Bihar sees the light of renewable energy

Blog entry by Grace Boyle | October 28, 2010

It’s been nearly a year since the Greenpeace campaign for decentralised renewable energy in Bihar began, and it’s seen a multitude of forms: press conferences, network events, informal meetings with political parties, reports. It came...

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