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,”
Green Toilet in my backyard
Ecosan (short for ecological sanitation) toilets are improved versions of old dry toilets that do not demand water for flushing
Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.
अब तालाब पेटे पर पक्षियों का हक़ (in Hindi)
बऱ्ड विलेज के रूप में पहचान को लेकर ग्रामीणों ने परम्परा बदली है. पक्षी दऱ्शन के लिए पऱ्यटकों की आवाजाही बढेगी, जिससे रोजगार की सम्भावना बढ़ेगी.
Swaraj at 70: The concept of aazadi is no longer enough
... to explore the state of Swaraj at 70 - in finance, politics, agriculture, human rights, food sovereignty, culture, conflict resolution.
India’s first camel milk plant to begin by March end in Kutch
Camel milk, good for diabetic, cancer and high blood pressure patients, is being marketed now...
Anyone with half an acre of land can start natural farming
Studies have shown that using this method the yield goes up over a period of time.
'Save Farmer' land art by Swathi and Vijay: Reaping the art we sow
Farmers have neither guarantee nor insurance on their crop. Things are often out of their control. And these people are a basis of our economy.