How a CA and Lecturer Duo Are Now Transforming This Karnataka Village by Helping Farmers

What started as a family’s aspiration towards a rustic homestead has gradually evolved into a community farming initiative in a 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.

Budget beyond gender

Women are not considered farmers despite their active participation in farming in rural India. A gender responsive budget is essential to empower w...

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...

Learning from the past: A new protocol for agricultural education and research in India

Our ancestors devised sophisticated, relatively sustainable systems finely tuned to the conditions of each region, and, indeed, each village.

‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’

Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...

Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s insights on economic democracy

Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas on gram swaraj and his thoughts on economic democracy through creative localisation could well be the new launch pad to crea...

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.

Stewards of Food Culture and Biodiversity: Voices from the Northeast

Indigenous communities of Northeast India are guardians of its unique biodiversity and food culture.

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