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. "

Super seeds

“These seeds have had a huge role in diets as protein supplements. Some have been used in Ayurveda and Unani medicine..."

MILLETS - The Miracle Grains

Millet farming saves nearly six million litres of water per acre - they can stand up to the crisis of climate change.

Amid hype for superfoods, Indian tribals save nearly-extinct crops

They produced 6,700 kg of 722 landraces of rice, cereals, pulses, oilseeds and established 27 in-situ centers in the 92 villages

64-year old finds success through native paddy

"Raghupathi was successful mainly because he worked hard, following the basics of organic farming,"

How to move a mountain

"We must be ready with ... our resolve to move mountains (of a hierarchical and unequal social order that has risen again)"

Weaving an urban fabric

"Textiles can transform not just the appearance of a building but also its function”

A bhisti ruled an empire once

... doctor of dead skin, dressed in white, in this medieval mortuary with hides dangling around him from a blood-red wall, grafts a piece of skin...

The Centre Cannot Hold: How GN Devy challenges our concept of knowledge

Devy is now at the frontline of the war over knowledge, language and politics.

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