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.
Chandigarh’s first organic market has grown and spread
“We know the farmers well enough to have faith in their produce and other allied processed products,”
A rice, lost and found
The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.
Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.