Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time

Forest authorities registered over 35,000 mobile numbers for the pre-warning SMS alert system, apart from several local WhatsApp groups.

Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction

What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?

Diversified Farming

... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.

Dadaji Khobragade: A Lifetime in Rice

Dadaji leaves behind a quiet legacy of energetic research and innovation, and, of course, his precious rice varieties

A rice, lost and found

The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.

एचएमटी धान की कहानी (in Hindi)

दादाजी महाराष्ट्र के एक छोटे किसान थे पर उन्होंने एच.एम.टी धान को विकसित किया. यह किस्म महीन, ज्यादा उपज और संभावना वाली साबित हुई।

One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience

His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice

Tamil Nadu farmers fight drought with organic farming

Traditional crops have medicinal value, are well-suited to the local soil conditions and can survive drought

The Five Per Cent of Palamau farmers

Many more families in this block are now busy digging Five Per Cent ponds in their respective lands so that the rainwater this monsoon does not rus...

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