Age: 26
Home Town: Payyanur, Kerala
Education: MA in Development Policy and Practice, RGNIYD Sriperumbudur
Specific Field Interests: Political Ecology, Climate Change, Migration
Placement: Jagori Rural Charitable Trust in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Area of Focus: Agriculture, Climate Change

Fellowship Project: Generate actionable insights in the domains of agro-ecology, climate justice and sustainable development that could be implemented at the village and block levels and this, in turn, will also inform agricultural and forestry policy.

Highlights: Nabhas was born and raised in a small town in Kannur district of Kerala. He pursued his undergraduate education from Amrita University. He graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2017, and later pursued a post-graduate degree in Development Policy and Practice, graduating in 2022. Irrespective of pursuing engineering, Nabhas always aspired to be a part of the development sector in India. After his graduation, he joined Goonj fellowship where he served the organization’s Kolkata chapter in 2019 and 2020. At Goonj, he worked on various campaigns on livelihood, education and menstrual hygiene. During his post-graduation, Nabhas also worked on internships and field projects, touching upon areas such as youth and employment, health, environmental conservation, etc. In his personal space, Nabhas enjoys reading non-fiction, watching cinema, playing football, etc. Through the fellowship journey, he hopes to deepen his knowledge regarding his interest areas and express himself through ideas.

Posts by Nabhas.Raj

Two youngsters hanging around the corridor of an old looking building in Malana. One of them is sitting on his phone by the pillar. The other is walking purposefully with what looks like a stick in his hand
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Kasol in Monochrome

The Kullu-Manali region is among the most hyped tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh and across […]

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Organizing Events and Experiencing Jagori

As I look back at my 9-month fellowship experience with the SAFAL (Sustainable Agriculture, Forest, […]

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Organic farming in Kangra- Learnings from the field

This write up is a part-study, part-blog, attempting to encapsulate my learnings from the field […]

Sarup walking up a hilly path with lush green all around
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Walking the fields at Jagori

Walking from one courtyard to another, to be welcomed by women who refuse to express […]

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Rural Himachal against the world: A few thoughts

The Banyan Impact Fellowship has brought me to Jagori Rural, a feminist organization operating in […]

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