Why do indigenous communities persist with practising shifting cultivation?

The government has announced that shifting cultivation to receive legal backing ? A comprehensive policy is being written

COVID-19: Time to rethink development

It is also an opportunity to help people value the importance of happy and fulfilling lives over one based on…

Lessons on coexistence with the environment from two tribal districts in Odisha

Over 60 varieties of crops, including paddy, millets, legumes, leaves, tubers and vegetables are grown during a season in a…

Ecovillages – A Silent Development Revolution in South Odisha

In recent years, the importance of sustainability has been recognized in the sectors of agriculture and development with the UN,…

Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods

For traditional Kattas and Madakas, unit cost of conserving a kilolitre of water would be less than that for plastic-lined…

Madhya Pradesh state collaborating with Civil Society to draw up Millet Policy

Madhya Pradesh state to follow leaders - Odisha Millets Mission and Comprehensive Revival of Millets of Andhra Pradesh

Odisha Millet Mission: The successes and the challenges

"For the first time in 72 years, a key agriculture mandi intervention has taken place in Malkangiri"

India’s water problem has a simple solution

As we diversify the cropping pattern, voluminous quantities of water would be released for meeting the drinking water needs, etc.

Millet farmers devise mechanism to counter Climate Change

Millets - our heritage crops - are highly nutritious and climate resilient. They ensure food, nutrition, fodder, ecological and livelihoods…

Switching back to coarse cereals can offer multiple benefits: Study

Food supply can be enhanced by planting more nutritious and environment-friendly crops such as finger and pearl millets and sorghum

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