food production
India’s permaculture movement is being taken forward by young people

The principles of permaculture suggest observing and interacting with nature, obtaining yield,  capturing and storing energy, drawing from natural patterns, producing zero waste, accepting feedback and regulating self.

Seeding Hope: Women’s Collectives Create Pathways for Change

Women’s collectives, village assemblies, and even individual women farmers came forward to extend relief to people.

Ecological Importance of Dry Toilets

One understands where one’s waste is going; and there is no hierarchization as the ‘user’ and the ‘cleaner’ is the same person here.

Kerala artistes spread awareness on farmer rights

Samskarika Sahithi has become the first cultural body to come out creatively in support of the striking farmers.

Vikalp Sangam in the News

This table connects to Vikalp Sangam in the News entry on the VS Outputs page accessed through Resources

Vikalp Varta – Farmers Market and other Vartas from other locations

Online dialogue series on alternatives for India during the covid times and beyond.

Lakshadweep first UT to become 100% organic

"... 100 million coconuts produced from this territory and value added products made from them will get a premium status and price,”

न बिजली, न डीजल-ईंजन फिर भी ये आदिवासी किसान कर रहे हैं सिंचाई (in Hindi)

इस प्रकार, प्रकृति, वन्य जीव, और जंगल का संरक्षण करते हुए कृषि के लिए पानी की व्यवस्था की है।

Zero-budget natural farming brought big gains for Andhra farmers, shows study

Comparison on six parameters: Water, electricity, energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, yield and net revenue.