manure
A village is turning cow dung to electricity

Biogas from cow dung is locally converted into electricity, saving on power bills, preventing pollution of ponds and providing organic manure and clean electricity.

Where Camels Take to the Sea

How will all of those kharais fare in a region that has become less hospitable to them?

Gross family happiness, the farm living way

I started feeling that my economic needs (including my wants and desires) are not unlimited.

Kuruba shepherds lose their security blanket

In some villages, women have formed ‘self-help-groups’ to collectively try and generate better incomes from Deccani wool.

For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders

Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.

A rice, lost and found

The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.

Seeds of Sustainability

Use of water and electricity is reduced, health of farmers improves, local ecosystems and biodiversity flourishes and toxics are eliminated.

Sanitarily yours…

At a school in Kanchipuram, teachers and students harvest manure from dry composting toilets, thus paying possibly the best tribute to Gandhi

Ancient Indian Tradition of Agriculture and Food Sharing

We need to return to an agriculture that is completely devoid of the use of poisons and poisonous and poisoned plants, which is something we did for thousands of years.