Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop
Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?
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.
आदिवासियों की हरियाली यात्रा (IN HINDI)
हरियाली बढ़ेगी, कुपोषण दूर होगा, जैव विविधता बचेगी और पर्यावरण भी बचेगा।
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.
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'”
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
Traditional knowledge of a north-east community holds answers to the misunderstood practice of shifting cultivation
Adis know what kind of crops take up what kind of nutrients and how it affects other crops
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!
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.