Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security
“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”
Organic farming initiative for Idukki district
“This coming together of organic farmers is expected to create a farming reform movement not only in Kerala but across India”
A league of extraordinary women
“The cases we resolve act as moral support to other victims of violence. "
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
How AP's aggregators are doing it
Its target is to bring down the cost of production in farming and provide higher income to farmers by following organic methods.
Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides
Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.
'Save Farmer' land art by Swathi and Vijay: Reaping the art we sow
Farmers have neither guarantee nor insurance on their crop. Things are often out of their control. And these people are a basis of our economy.
The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls
The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...
Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis
The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.