Less Rice, More Nutritious Crops Will Enhance India’s Food Supply, Study Says

Planting more coarse cereals including millets could increase protein, iron; climate resilience; and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

जैविक खेती की ओर मुड़े बिरहोर (in Hindi)

जलवायु बदलाव को देखते हुए देसी बीजों की मिश्रित खेती को बढ़ावा दिया जा रहा है।कोदो, कुटकी, धान की देसी किस्में,जो कम पानी में भी पक जाती हैं।

A living gene bank

Small parcels of grains from marked off plots devoted to specific varieties are handed over as seeds to interested farmers.

A Relationship with seeds - the Paataalkot story (a translation)

Dahiya Farming assures nutrition and food security, besides saving agro-biodiversity

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.

Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home

They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate

Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

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