Dryland farming revolution by dalit and adivasi women … and some men!
DDS has helped achieve food sovereignty and security for several thousand families, as also empower these women towards autonomy
How one woman reached out to 500, raised an agro company
“From housewives, they have become farmers, entrepreneurs and decision makers of their company.”
Sundarbans women lead the way in making dairy farms organic
"The herbs that go into herbal concoctions used as as insect repellents and for veterinary purposes come from our own herbal gardens."
Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security
“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”
Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop
Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?
आदिवासियों की हरियाली यात्रा (IN HINDI)
हरियाली बढ़ेगी, कुपोषण दूर होगा, जैव विविधता बचेगी और पर्यावरण भी बचेगा।
Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.
Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India
Permaculture farms offer food throughout the year, reduce waste and pests and keep the soil healthy and productive.