Exploring uncultivated greens
Grown among different varieties of millet crops, the uncultivated greens have high nutritional value.
Keep only the best on the plate
More compact neighbourhoods are likely to support a greater number of grocery stores and have healthy food stores in close proximity.
Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds
Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.
‘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,”
1420 Varieties, 25 Years: Meet the Man Rescuing India’s Rice Diversity From Extinction
"We go the extra mile so that the farmer who takes these seeds takes home the same variety that I conserved 25 years ago. "
Reviving indigenous seeds: A silent revolution in India’s rice growing states
The silent seed revolution has only begun, and Nel Jayaraman’s efforts in Tamil Nadu have triggered many seed festivals across Tamil Nadu.
Is permaculture a real solution to agricultural distress?
Ensuring food security and diversity of food, seed security, nurturing of the ecosystem and, more importantly, protecting health of communities.
Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India
Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?
Reforesting the hillsides of the Himalayas
Alaap has taken on a mountain of a challenge - restoring Himalayan native forests, involving community and engaging with government