Freelance Reporter and Editorial Consultant
Mahima A. Jain is a writer and editor based in Bengaluru, India. Her project for IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories program will focus on how the agrarian crisis affects women farmers in South India. She will also look at farmers collectives and agro-ecology initiatives that empower women farmers to find sustainable livelihood. She has previously worked as editor with The Hindu Group and the London School of Economics' South Asia Centre in Chennai and London, respectively. She currently divides her time between freelance reporting and as an editorial consultant with the Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bengaluru, on a climate change project. Her writing has previously appeared in Mongabay.com, BBC, Scroll.in, The Hindu among other publications.