Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste

"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”

The story behind Ecoindian’s zero-waste grocery store in Chennai

Redesigning lifestyles so that all products are reused.

Hyderabad gets its first zero waste grocery store

No to Plastic! So where to have your rice, pulses, oils, cleaners, etc. packed only in paper covers, cloth bags and containers?

In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy

If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.

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.

Budget & Zero Budget Farming

Natural/ Organic Farming is about the relation of the human race with nature and about empowering the farming community comprehensively...

A New ethics for a sustainable planet

"Seeing our place as part of the web of life, instead of at its centre, requires a Copernican shift in world views"

Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests

Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...

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