Diversified Farming

... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.

Of kamranga and kachnar: vanishing flavors and shrinking food basket

"We all relished a preparation of ambadi mixed with chickpea dough and garnished with garlic, to be eaten with jowar bhakri."

Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers

A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits

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.

Therapy for India's distressed farmers

For many farmers, sharing and ventilating their toxic and morbid thoughts was cathartic.

Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties

She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.

More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients

“The consumption of millets is lower down on the agenda of policy makers as well as the community... need campaigns to popularise millets again."

From Close Quarters: Protecting an Adivasi Culture the State Wants to Destroy

The unrest in and around Bastar is fundamentally about respect, dignity and trust in our behaviour towards other people

DDS campaign for local seeds

DDS starts initiative to create awareness on local crops

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