‘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.
Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better
What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?
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."
To beat the drought, women farmers of Anantapur have entered the millet revolution in Andhra
With government support, they are now falling back to their traditional farming practices for a better living.
The big deal about the small grains
These small grains are filled with nutrition, and are the ultimate survival food, as they can grow in the harshest of climates and the poorest of s...
Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav
Organic is a way of farming in a responsible manner, where a farmer cares for mother earth, for the environment, for animals ...