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The big bhungroo revolution
Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.
How a farmers’ group is reviving the jackfruit
Pingara, run by 1000 farmers of Dakshin Kannada, employs 18 people and has the capacity to process over 400 kg of raw jackfruit a day.
Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans
The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.
‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency
As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.
Karnataka: Tradition to the rescue
“The rejuvenation of tanks and kalyanis has helped in changing the landscape in a big way. Tanks of the district are still full of water."
A farm where native wisdom is fully at work
His “unscientific’ innovations have impressed veterinarians so much that they have come to recommend them for others.
Uttarakhand Villagers harvest rainwater, recharge springs, avoid long walks
"... the villagers also started taking care of the jungle around it to strengthen the springs in the hills who had been depleted,”
Small Sustainability Initiative changes women’s lives in a big way
The transition to organic farming has allowed people to save Rs. 400 every season. The quality of soil has also improved.
Reap What You Sow! Mangaluru Students Grow 1.4 Tonnes of Rice on Fallow Land
Students levelled the field, planted seedlings, removed weeds, and finally, last month, harvested their produce.