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
Sowing the seeds of conservation
Around 100 seed conservationists and groups from various parts of India will participate in the Seed festival at Chennai, which is in its fourth ed...
Kerala's GI hunters provide stardom to unique crops
Pokkali rice, Central Travancore jaggery, Kaipad rice and Chengalikodan nendran banana have received GI recognition.