Go organic to beat drought, says seed reviver

"Farmers need spend only a little on input costs and can get good returns on their investment if they grew traditional varieties of paddy"

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.

Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom

The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.

Ancient Gond wells yield water all year

An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.

Udaipur’s Gati Gaum Becomes Rajasthan’s First Internationally Certified Organic Village

Most credit must go to Gati’s residents who have always protected their fields from agro-chem pollution as part of their native traditions.

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...

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

Hundreds trek to the forests in Thiruvananthapuram district to get treated by Lakshmikutty who offers herbal treatment for poisoning

Riches of the soil - the wealth in local knowledge systems

Dependence on uncultivated foods adds a richness to diets, which has saved many lives during times of calamity.

‘If anything engages me, it is a sense of wonder’

"The only way to answer the violence of our times, one hopes, is to initiate dialogue."

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