Aamon: Tribal women in violence-hit Bengal province triple incomes with organic rice; revive traditional varieties
4923 women farmers in 140 villages in Jhargarm are part of Aamon that is managed by the women members. They use the latest technology to process the paddy and Aamon sells across India.
Plant Man Miguel Braganza on how Konkan Fruit Fest preserves food biodiversity
The motto: To preserve, celebrate and propagate the region’s rich variety of local fruits and vegetables and its corollary food heritage and culture
Self help is the best help – Indigenous farmers stand strong against economic slowdown
An initiative to sell local produce has enabled the farmer groups to access diverse local markets in a decentralized manner