How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans
"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."
The Socio-Economics of Your Plate
“I pick Who rather than from where or what produce because I want to support the right people and create a deeper impact."
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides
Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.
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.
Eco-Friendly, Low-Cost Farming the Way to Go for Sustainable Food Security
Most participating farmers said that the cost-effective INSAP technology had helped them regain the confidence to continue farming.
Novel Initiative to help farmers’ families in distress
The cattle breed selected depends on the areas from where the beneficiaries hail from, to ensure better adaptability for the animals.
From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain
Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.
Seeds, Soil and Survival: Towards a Saner Agricultural Future
A crucial reason for the success of the organic farmers of Kedia, Zaheerabad and Niyamgiri is that they are part of or helped by larger collectives.