Open Letter to Subhash Palekar-ji, on his comparison of Organic Farming to Atom Bomb
Request: Publicly withdraw your statement that “Organic farming is worse than atom bomb;” and your approval of GM seeds in ZBNF/SPNF.
Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead
Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...
Plastic ban in J&K opens door for revival of wicker crafts
“If the government takes a firm decision that the ban on plastic, will be strictly implemented, our craft can give rise to an important industry..."
Rattled by Farmer Suicides & Health Issues, Telangana Village Turns 250 Acres Organic!
If they could give up chemical pesticides, then why not switch entirely to organic and stop using chemical fertilisers as well?
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch
Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.
महिला किसानों का अन्न स्वराज (in Hindi)
खेत में अनाज का उत्पादन, भंडारण और वितरण का काम महिला किसानों ने किया है, जो पूरी तरह स्वावलंबी है। खाद्य सुरक्षा के साथ जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी!
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?