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.

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."

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