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FOOD AND WATER

Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop

Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides

All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

आदिवासियों की हरियाली यात्रा (IN HINDI)

हरियाली बढ़ेगी, कुपोषण दूर होगा, जैव विविधता बचेगी और पर्यावरण भी बचेगा।

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Delhi's social Butterflies: Why the city's citizen scientists are counting butterflies in crowded residential areas

They flutter like eyelashes, dip like fish, or float languidly in an undulating rhythm that is mesmerising to watch, like ripples on a lake.

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

We are what we eat!

“The uncultivated food plants are voluntary plants. The rural poor who understand their benefits the best refuse to call them 'weeds'”

FOOD AND WATER

Diversified Farming

... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.

FOOD AND WATER

Natural substitute for fertilisers

Cow dung, cow urine, molasses, besan, and soil from an anthill go to make an excellent pest repellant and fertiliser for Koraput fields!

FOOD AND WATER

Millets are returning to our fields and plates

Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.

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