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.

No country for regulation – of genetically engineered crops

Unapproved and illegal GMOs are just appearing in farmers’ fields and the produce entering the food chain... lacking deterrent action.

Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?

"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."

Debating rice in the forest of learning

A brilliant school in Tamil Nadu, free for Adivasis and Dalits, but denied state recognition

It’s the heart of Indian agriculture that matters, not GM evangelism

“We assert our sovereign rights to freely plant, use, reproduce, select, improve, adapt, save, share…as we have done for past millennia.”

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