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.
In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy
If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.
Millets in the Indian Plate: A Policy Perspective
Millets have a potential role in resolving nutrition-related problems of the country though there are challenges from the demand side.
Farming for Healing
What does it take to create and maintain an organic medicinal farm, in the face of rampant development?
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!