Traditional knowledge of a north-east community holds answers to the misunderstood practice of shifting cultivation

Adis know what kind of crops take up what kind of nutrients and how it affects other crops

Of kamranga and kachnar: vanishing flavors and shrinking food basket

"We all relished a preparation of ambadi mixed with chickpea dough and garnished with garlic, to be eaten with jowar bhakri."

Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India

Permaculture farms offer food throughout the year, reduce waste and pests and keep the soil healthy and productive.

Can Baiga millet be part of mainstream?

Sikiya is an extra produce the Baigas get without even cultivating it. It has about 12 to 12.5 per cent protein.

Floating gardens for the landless

Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...

Gardens of Nutrition and Health

"Our seed diversity is preserved and cultivated, though we did loose some seeds like red maze but we have tried and revived the lost seeds"

Maharashtra Rural-Urban exchange programme

Crops and vegetables planted within one acre farms by the women gave nutritious and healthy plants for consumption with surplus produce.

What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security

“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."

This Hyderabad-based organisation has helped over 2.5 lakh farmers through permaculture

Aranya Agricultural Alternatives is striving to achieve ecological and sustainable agricultural livelihoods through permaculture farming.

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