“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.
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."
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.
Seed swap, a growing trend among green thumbs
"The seed saving technique for each variety differs - during the meet-ups, we share the concepts with newcomers”