Sabita Kaushal holds a Masters in Ecology & Environment. She has also undergone courses in disaster management from the National Institute of Disaster Management. She has worked on projects dealing primarily with water and solid waste management. Sabita works with India Water Portal as a consultant.
The study disproves the myth that innovation must always be transferred from the lab to the land. It concludes that the indigenous wisdom widely practiced by communities before farming began, are highly relevant for climate change adaptation.
Though climate change affects everyone, indigenous people who live closer to the natural environment, are more vulnerable to the sevariations. However, they are also the first to observe, identify and formulate required strategies to adapt to climate change.