Article written by Crispino Lobo with N. Chattopadhyay and K V Rao published in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (Vol. 52, Issue No. 1 dated 07 Jan, 2017)
VISION, MISSION, AND VALUES
“To ensure food, water, livelihoods and income security together with a growing quality of life to vulnerable and disadvantaged communities on a sustainable and equitable basis”.
"Communities, especially the poor within, are empowered to live in dignity and secure their livelihood in sustainable ecosystems".
“To provide committed development support that motivates, energizes and empowers individuals, groups, communities and other organizations to undertake integrated ecosystems development for enhancement of well being on a sustainable basis".
(i) Commitment; (ii) Professionalism; (iii) Transparency; (iv) Inclusiveness; (v) Fellowship; (vi) Integrity; (vii) Self criticism; (viii) Sensitivity; (ix) Humility; (x) Creativity; (xi) Gender sensitivity; (xii) Equity