The Case for Millets: Despite Calls by Scientists and Activists, The Coarse Grain Remains Unavailable Under PDS
Even during peak drought years, millet crops don't entirely fail. And every acre that grows millets over rice saves 6 million litres of water.
Though seemingly far-reaching, the importance of considering an agroecological alternative is apparent if one considers current malnutrition and hunger statistics, as well as India’s ongoing agrarian crisis. Indeed, we often forget that food is not simply a commodity, but a throbbing and dynamic expression of history, culture and civilisation