Securing Livelihoods - The Paderu Story
Overcoming the challenges of rainfed agriculture by cultivating diversified, robust, climate resilient and culturally entrenched millets
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.
Drought-resistant crops in focus at monsoon seed festival
The festival has brought 32 seed saver groups from across Karnataka State together
Climate change threatens India’s crop production, rice yields may be hit hard
Yields of millets, sorghum and maize showed better resilience to extreme weather and also witnessed smaller declines during droughts.
Combating Desertification: Maharashtra's Vanvadi Bears Testimony to Magic of Forest Regeneration
Regenerating forests, rejuvenating soils, recharging groundwater, and reviving human spirits, all go hand in hand!
“These seeds have had a huge role in diets as protein supplements. Some have been used in Ayurveda and Unani medicine..."
Call to promote desi seed
Only millet varieties and desi seed could adapt to climate change and enable farmers address climate change.
Guardians of Karnataka’s Agri-Heritage: These Women Farmers Are Sowing a Revolution!
Women strengthen livelihoods, ensure a steady supply of quality seeds for cultivation and increase access to pesticide-free food.