Forest Rights Act and Conservation in Korchi
The Forest Rights Act has changed the lives of hundreds of people, helping them to protect their forests and increase their incomes
Millet farmers devise mechanism to counter Climate Change
Millets - our heritage crops - are highly nutritious and climate resilient. They ensure food, nutrition, fodder, ecological and livelihoods security.
How Many Farmer Producer Companies Are There in India?
It is imperative to understand exactly how many producer companies there are.
Why ZBNF is good for India
An overwhelming number of farmers are reporting greater profitability from the ZBNF programme, and are saving on out-of-pocket expenses.
Why ZBNF is not good for India
A one-size-fits-all approach, like the one being promoted, is likely to become a recipe for disaster.
How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change
They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.
The road to sustainability
Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.
When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.