Why ZBNF is good for India
An overwhelming number of farmers are reporting greater profitability from the ZBNF programme, and are saving on out-of-pocket expenses.
Why ZBNF is not good for India
A one-size-fits-all approach, like the one being promoted, is likely to become a recipe for disaster.
The mainstreaming education
Is education facilitating turning away of the educated from the masses, from practice, from agriculture, from culture and from nature?
Climate Change Fight Need Adivasi
For the fight against climate change to succeed, city-dwellers and Adivasi people need to unite.
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in Gujarat
Herds provided post-harvest manure for the fields with their dung and urine. The farmers gave the pastoralists bajra, sugar and tea.
India Today: A Land of Paradox
...about raising awareness re. the Constitution and Constitutional values of liberty, equality, fraternity, pluralism and secularism.
Millets in the Indian Plate: A Policy Perspective
Millets have a potential role in resolving nutrition-related problems of the country though there are challenges from the demand side.
Thaalam - Rhythm Of The Nation
At the annual boat race in Kerala, not one of the team of 150 is a professional athlete. Yet they find their rhythm and row as one. How?