When Money Does Grow on Trees
Gauging the economic value of an ecosystem can save it from degradation. But proper yardsticks need to be used without getting carried away by numb...
Learning from the past: A new protocol for agricultural education and research in India
Our ancestors devised sophisticated, relatively sustainable systems finely tuned to the conditions of each region, and, indeed, each village.
‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’
Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...
Nagaland’s docu-film bags first prize
“We want to show the people and the government about the importance of sustaining the cultivation of millets for maintaining agro-bio diversity,”
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats
The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.
Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s insights on economic democracy
Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas on gram swaraj and his thoughts on economic democracy through creative localisation could well be the new launch pad to crea...
First Cattle Fair of Mannanur / Nallamala-Pod Cattle
Several programmes like launching of breeders association with logo, different types of cattle competition for Mannanur cattle were conducted.
Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food
These women are going back to their native wisdom to, at least, secure the health of their coming generations.
Oh, the seeds of hope
"The idea is to wean farmers and home gardeners off hybrid or GM seeds and propagate the use of native or indigenous seeds"