‘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.
This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste
"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”
India Today: A Land of Paradox
...about raising awareness re. the Constitution and Constitutional values of liberty, equality, fraternity, pluralism and secularism.
How to create an Oasis
They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall
How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change
They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.
Cattle farmers revive traditional herbal remedies
“Dairy farmers in our village sit together as a group once a month and make medicinal balls made of herbs to boost immunity for our cows,”
Indigenous crops help Adivasis curb pest attack
Farmers are impressed by its being a trap crop for cotton and the varieties of millets that form part of their regular diet.