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Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

भील बच्चों की जीवनशाला (in Hindi)

ऐसा स्कूल जिसे स्थानीय लोगों द्वारा, स्थानीय लोगों के लिए, स्थानीय संसाधनों और स्थानीय ज्ञान और संस्कृति से जोड़कर चलाया जा रहा है।

How to create an Oasis

They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall

How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change

They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.

How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan

"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."

Friend of the Small Ruminants

A total of 160 families have enrolled themselves for the formal system of livestock services provided by her.

Cattle farmers revive traditional herbal remedies

“Dairy farmers in our village sit together as a group once a month and make medicinal balls made of herbs to boost immunity for our cows,”

Indigenous crops help Adivasis curb pest attack

Farmers are impressed by its being a trap crop for cotton and the varieties of millets that form part of their regular diet.

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

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