How one woman reached out to 500, raised an agro company

“From housewives, they have become farmers, entrepreneurs and decision makers of their company.”

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."

Diversified Farming

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

Dadaji Khobragade: A Lifetime in Rice

Dadaji leaves behind a quiet legacy of energetic research and innovation, and, of course, his precious rice varieties

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

एचएमटी धान की कहानी (in Hindi)

दादाजी महाराष्ट्र के एक छोटे किसान थे पर उन्होंने एच.एम.टी धान को विकसित किया. यह किस्म महीन, ज्यादा उपज और संभावना वाली साबित हुई।

‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency

As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.

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.

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