Indigenous Seed, Food and Biodiversity Fair - 2017
Protection and Conservation of Culture is necessary for Poison-free Farming, Self-resilient Farmers and Building Prosperous Village
Indigenous tradition based three days duration seed, food and biodiversity fair for protection of culture of indigenous community and farmers, self-rule system, knowledge related to sustainable conservation and community based management of traditional livelihood and food and livelihood chains commenced on 20th June 2017 at village Jhinkidunguri of Saintal bloc. In this fair organised jointly by RCDC, Jana Kalyan Samiti, Saintal Block and Zilla Jangal Suraksya O Parichalana Forum, Balangir indigenous communities and farmers of different blocks of Rayagada, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Koraput, Nawarngpur and Balangir districts had participated. The participating leaders of adivasis, forest dwellers, farmers and women organisations of different regions exhibited their traditional food, nutritious forest food and biodiversity.
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