Mucheri village in Maharashtra encourages farming with a ploughing contest
"We are always looking for a reason for villagers to return and take up farming again."
‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’
“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”
‘Need to revive age-old farming methods’
More studies must be conducted on how all farmers may be incentivised to use such traditional knowledge.
Securing Livelihoods - The Paderu Story
Overcoming the challenges of rainfed agriculture by cultivating diversified, robust, climate resilient and culturally entrenched millets
Kondh Ingenuity: An Unsentimental Reverence to Nature
In the month of April, at the Bihan Parab festival, people come together to share seeds for the upcoming cultivation cycle, ensuring equity.
Open Letter to Subhash Palekar-ji, on his comparison of Organic Farming to Atom Bomb
Request: Publicly withdraw your statement that “Organic farming is worse than atom bomb;” and your approval of GM seeds in ZBNF/SPNF.
1420 Varieties, 25 Years: Meet the Man Rescuing India’s Rice Diversity From Extinction
"We go the extra mile so that the farmer who takes these seeds takes home the same variety that I conserved 25 years ago. "
Drought-resistant crops in focus at monsoon seed festival
The festival has brought 32 seed saver groups from across Karnataka State together
Reviving indigenous seeds: A silent revolution in India’s rice growing states
The silent seed revolution has only begun, and Nel Jayaraman’s efforts in Tamil Nadu have triggered many seed festivals across Tamil Nadu.