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.
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.
University of Ingenuity
... training small farmers to adopt natural resources for sustainable livestock farming, fishery and crop husbandry, and that too, free of cost.
Women’s Farming Collectives – The Maharashtra Story
A collection of stories of hope by women where they assert themselves as farmers, as leaders.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Natural Farming: a paradigm shift
ZNBF has shown increase in yields for cotton by 11%, paddy by 12%, groundnut 23% and chilli by 34% - at less than half the cost of cultivation.
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers
A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.