‘Study needed on millet inclusion under PDS’
Deccan Development Society is moving from food security to nutritional security, and millet farmers will play a key role in this process.
Restoring tank irrigation can strengthen rural climate resilience
A comprehensive water policy that includes tank irrigation, groundwater and canal irrigation, is needed.
Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop
Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?
These consumers are funding farmers to make food sustainable
(Many consumers give) direct monetary support to farmers who have been practising traditional millet-based biodiverse agriculture for decades.
Govt. has failed millet farmers: DDS
The MMM, being implemented by the government, could completely damage the existing bio-diversity in this area,” commented Mr. Satheesh.
Small Sustainability Initiative changes women’s lives in a big way
The transition to organic farming has allowed people to save Rs. 400 every season. The quality of soil has also improved.
With nature for company
Merging traditional way of understanding weather with science and technology can augment adaptation to climate change too.
Conservation: Lessons from ancient India
Ecologically safe engineering marvels of water conservation have existed in India for nearly 1,500 years, including bawaris
Can Environment and Development go together?
Are there alternative ways of meeting human needs and aspirations, without trashing the earth and without leaving half of humanity behind?