Bridging urban-rural divide
Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide
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...
Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti
'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand a better chance'.
Experts stressed revival of millet farming in Odisha
Millets farming does not need fertilizers and pesticides to grow and also can be cultivated in low irrigated and even non-irrigated areas.
Glimpses of the Food Sangam at Muniguda, Odisha
The sangam started with a mini food festival and a public event which saw participation of people including children from surrounding grampanchayat...
Saving forests: Women sentinels of Gunduribadi
"We think of the forest as our own children, we take care of it, conserve and protect it as our own child. "
Tribal Priestesses Become Guardians of Seeds in Eastern India
“We are Dongria Kondh. We will die without our sacred hills and seeds.” - a priestess from the Niyamgiri Hills in eastern India.
‘Whatever they do, project dead, we keep our land’
“You can say the project is as good as dead. Ten years is too long for any business,”
Debal Deb: The barefoot conservator
"The places Indian elites like to call ‘backward’, such as tribal areas, were those with the greatest chances of having retained these varieties ov...