In Kashmir, an imperilled zone of peace

" ... a number of peaceful protests were organised here and in Srinagar and no incident of violence was ever reported,”

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.

How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change

They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.

A Looming Legacy

With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.

This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world

A diversified Gandhian village economy attempting to train Dalit women and women from other marginalised castes in new remunerative skills

The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India

The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.

Kondh Ingenuity: An Unsentimental Reverence to Nature

In the month of April, at the Bihan Parab festival, people come together to share seeds for the upcoming cultivation cycle, ensuring equity.

Kerala to Follow Collective Farming Instead of Corporate Farming, Says State Agriculture Minister

Community networks are involved in collective farming (which is based on social ownership of means of production and collective labour.)

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