Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?
"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."
G Nammalvar, messiah of organic revolution
"Farming is a way of living, and a way of living that is possible even in the 21st century.”
Ahmedabad: Women farmers to dominate Sattvik food festival
At least 70% products will be made and sold by women farmers directly to the consumer.
Dryland farming revolution by dalit and adivasi women … and some men!
DDS has helped achieve food sovereignty and security for several thousand families, as also empower these women towards autonomy
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.”
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?
Seed savers, forest food on display at 4th Kisan Swaraj Sammelan in Ahmedabad
"Sustainable farming is a viable operation and it is the answer to our unhealthy, weather prone conditions."
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
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.