Ruza, a traditional water harvesting system for the water-scarce mountains
It is a communal practice with the water shared among families and an integrated form of farming comprising forestry, horticulture, agriculture, fishery and animal husbandry.
Greening Mother Earth: How Vanvadi In Maharashtra Is Reclaiming Forests For A Cause
This regenerated, natural ‘forest-farm’ with its pristine, unpolluted environment, is ideal to pick up lessons in biodiversity and sustainable living
ASHA Kisan Swaraj Sammelan
Healthy portions of both critique of the mainstream system and a plethora of alternatives were dished up at the sammelan, alongside literal platefuls of delectable traditional organic foods
The revival of millets is improving the lives of tribespeople in Odisha
The festival celebrates the ancient practice through which farmers exchange indigenous heirloom seeds, also with the younger generation, passing down their knowledge alongside the heirloom seeds."