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.
Seed is better preserved this way
A Gondi Adivasi lady preserves seeds for over 12 years using a traditional technique!
Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)
The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.
‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency
As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.
Women coconut pluckers set to scale new heights
Representatives of the Angamaly block panchayat hope the initiative will not only help empower women in the local body but also offer them jobs
Kitchen Gardens That Bring Nutrition, Livelihood Support and Protect Seeds
The kitchen garden provides a steady stream of different vegetables and fruits, providing nutrition as well as a little extra income for the family.
Indian women grow their own future
Men may have benefited the most: there have as yet been no reported suicides in households where women have taken charge.
Community radio as a phenomenon: Winning hertz
In today’s world of converged media, radio programmes have a greater reach than ever before as they are shared on social media sites.
Anyone with half an acre of land can start natural farming
Studies have shown that using this method the yield goes up over a period of time.