Greening of Barren Land

By Aarti Kelkar-KhambeteonJun. 15, 2014inFood and Water

Richard Rebello, owner of AR farms, Heroor village, Kundapur, Udupi district

It is important is to utilise all the rainwater that is available. Earlier, people at the village level built check dams, bunds to take care of their water needs. Richard Rebello, the lecturer-turned-farmer, digs new pits and trenches on his farm to catch the runoff and help in percolation of water.

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Original title: How Did A Commerce Ex-lecturer Convert 25 Acres of Barren Land Into A Lush Green Farm?

First Published on The Better India website

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