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.
The road to sustainability
Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.
‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’
“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”
Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture
A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.
Schools turn nutrition gardens in Mizoram district
To make every school, Anganwadi, child care institution and hostel in Lawngtlai self-sufficient in local fruits and vegetables
India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
When every village captures all the run-off resulting from the rain falling over its entire land can every village have enough water.
Rattled by Farmer Suicides & Health Issues, Telangana Village Turns 250 Acres Organic!
If they could give up chemical pesticides, then why not switch entirely to organic and stop using chemical fertilisers as well?