Millet farmers devise mechanism to counter Climate Change
Millets - our heritage crops - are highly nutritious and climate resilient. They ensure food, nutrition, fodder, ecological and livelihoods security.
Switching back to coarse cereals can offer multiple benefits: Study
Food supply can be enhanced by planting more nutritious and environment-friendly crops such as finger and pearl millets and sorghum
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.”
In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy
If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.
‘Need to revive age-old farming methods’
More studies must be conducted on how all farmers may be incentivised to use such traditional knowledge.
The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
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. "
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.