Kiri and her team from Ananas are trained permaculturists and aim to contribute to livelihoods as well as biodiversity around Jakkur lake through growing vegetables and a forest garden. A vegetable garden was layed out and local stakeholders like fishermen, residents and local users of the lake are trained to maintain it. In return they get to keep the produce. Yummy! The forest garden will eventually take care of itself and increase the living space for all the birds and critters around.

By Kiri Meili, Ananas and Dr. Annapurna Kamath, Jala Poshan Trust