The draft seeds bill favours the industry over farmers
The current seeds bill bears the imprint of the seed industry which never masks its displeasure at the enabling provisions granted to farmers
Millets in the Indian Plate: A Policy Perspective
Millets have a potential role in resolving nutrition-related problems of the country though there are challenges from the demand side.
Sowing the seeds of conservation
Around 100 seed conservationists and groups from various parts of India will participate in the Seed festival at Chennai, which is in its fourth ed...
‘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...
Uttarakhand farmer’s seed saving movement holds promise
Vijay Jardhari of the Beej Bachao Andolan has been conserving and growing a huge variety of traditional crops, crucial for the future of agricultur...