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.”
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.
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.
Gardens of Nutrition and Health
"Our seed diversity is preserved and cultivated, though we did loose some seeds like red maze but we have tried and revived the lost seeds"
महिला किसानों की बीज क्रांति (in Hindi)
मलनाड की वनस्त्री संस्था को महिलाओं और स्थानीय बीजों के साथ जुटे कार्य के लिए नारी शक्ति पुरस्कार २०१८ घोषित किया गया है!
Millets farming, the Kondh Way
“Whatever I obtain from my field feeds my family, our community; the birds, the insects and the animals who visit my field. Everyone is full!”