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Odisha set to introduce locally produced millets into ICDS, PDS

Keonjhar district (Odisha) is introducing locally grown ragi (millet) as part of the pre-school meal from July 2020 onwards.

Ecosystems-based adaptation keeps water running in Bhojdari even in dry months

Besides the supply side augmentation factors of water management, equitable distribution and use prioritisation are also important.

देसी बीजों की खेती ने भूख से बचाया (in Hindi)

तालाबंदी के कारण जब बाजार बंद थे, रोजगार और पैसों का अभाव था, तब उनको पौष्टिक अनाज व सब्जी बाड़ी से सब्जियां की कमी नहीं हुई।

160 women from a tiny village called Rahu in Melghat get Rs 10000 as share of profit through bamboo harvest

The Gram Sabha values the forests and knows the outcomes of protecting and nurturing it

TOWARDS DECENTRALISED URBAN GOVERNANCE: THE CASE OF BHUJ CITY, KACHCHH, India

The decentralisation process coordinated by the five CSOs along with active citizens in the city is an inspiring example of bottom-up democracy.

Government of Maharashtra to study “Odisha Millets Mission” to initiate similar State Millet Mission

Info. and experiential learning from Odisha Millets Mission will help in formulating and implementing a similar activity in Maha.

Seed festivals put spotlight on conservation of indigenous seeds

Local and endemic crops that have evolved over time are a rich source of nutrition.

Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods

For traditional Kattas and Madakas, unit cost of conserving a kilolitre of water would be less than that for plastic-lined tanks.

Community seed banks give Sahariyas a new lease of life

Seed banks focusing on collection of grain varieties that used to be consumed by the Sahariyas for ages ...

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