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Confluence of Academia and Traditional Knowledge Systems: Towards Climate Resilient Agriculture

The macro and micro-systems of nature work in tandem to survive. Their role in climate change resilience is paramount. Sreeja works to ensure that all community voices are heard, all-natural parts are valued and sustainability is defined in one’s own context.

Bringing Harmony between Healthy Growing and Consuming

"Forests thrive on their own without chemicals or constant watering. On my farm, I've created a similar ecosystem. So, my team and I just do one thing: harvest the plants," says Yella Reddy

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.

Revival of old irrigation tanks will work wonders: expert

Telangana sits on a treasure trove of thousands of old irrigation tanks which if revived can support cultivation

Meet the Water Warrior, Laxman Singh, Who Invented a New Method of Water Conservation

"The Chauka system is designed to hold a nine-inch water level, spread over a field. The moisture is reused by draining, to plant forests or to grow crops,”

Millet Mission : कोदो-कुटकी-रागी की समर्थन मूल्य खरीदी जोरों पर (in Hindi)

मिलेट्स का उत्पादन बढ़ाने, उन्नत तकनीक, किसानों को प्रशिक्षण, उच्च क्वालिटी बीज और सीड बैंक की मदद के लिए इंडियन इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ़ मिलेट रिसर्च हैदराबाद और छत्तीसगढ़ के 14 मिलेट उत्पादक जिलों के बीच एमओयू साइन हुआ

Reviving the Traditional Millet Based Bio-Diverse Agricultural System in Phek District, Nagaland

A case study supported by Oakland Institute. NEN has been working with the farmers, especially women farmers and mobilizing villages in Nagaland to revive the traditional millet-based agroecology.

Work Satisfaction for Delhi’s ‘Homeless’ Farmers

For farmers in the floodplains, even if income is less and uncertain, work satisfaction and quality of life rank high.

Banswara’s migrant tribal labourers are now proud organic farmers

Tribal farmers are now becoming torch bearers of organic cultivation in the state where the government is pushing for zero-budget farming to increase farmers’ income and restore soil health and fertility.