Statement and Appeal on Ladakh’s Union Territory Status

Include Ladakh in the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution (Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council also to have control)

Farm body on mission to boost organic cotton cultivation

Cotton cultivation here is rain-fed. As an established principle, they don’t export any produce.

A living gene bank

Small parcels of grains from marked off plots devoted to specific varieties are handed over as seeds to interested farmers.

What are appropriate technologies for Smallholders?

The master mason, who despite being illiterate at times, is able to create unparalleled precision in the functioning of such devices.

A Relationship with seeds - the Paataalkot story (a translation)

Dahiya Farming assures nutrition and food security, besides saving agro-biodiversity

The mainstreaming education

Is education facilitating turning away of the educated from the masses, from practice, from agriculture, from culture and from nature?

Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)

Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.

Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in Gujarat

Herds provided post-harvest manure for the fields with their dung and urine. The farmers gave the pastoralists bajra, sugar and tea.

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