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Udaipur’s Gati Gaum Becomes Rajasthan’s First Internationally Certified Organic Village

Most credit must go to Gati’s residents who have always protected their fields from agro-chem pollution as part of their native traditions.

Organic Sikkim: “Ahimsa” on the Fields

“We created livelihood schools, where 835 educated unemployed youth were taught organic farming practices. We also created seed processing units,”

സിക്കിം : പ്രകൃതിയിലേക്ക് വീണ്ടും (in Malayalam)

സിക്കിമിലെ ജൈവ കൃഷി മുന്നേറ്റ ത്തെപ്പ റ്റി ഒരു പഠനം .

Back to the earth, the hard way

The Internal Control System used by the Organic Mission for certification brings farmers’ holdings on a village or block level into collectives so they can avoid seepages between farms.

Sikkim ‘livelihood schools’ to promote organic farming

The state government is promoting a significant conversion to organic farming, and opening "livelihood schools” (first such schools in India) for this purpose. A total of 50,000 hectares of land belonging to around 62,000 families will be covered under organic farming by 2015.