Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead
Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...
Reviving indigenous seeds: A silent revolution in India’s rice growing states
The silent seed revolution has only begun, and Nel Jayaraman’s efforts in Tamil Nadu have triggered many seed festivals across Tamil Nadu.
Combating Desertification: Maharashtra's Vanvadi Bears Testimony to Magic of Forest Regeneration
Regenerating forests, rejuvenating soils, recharging groundwater, and reviving human spirits, all go hand in hand!
Coimbatore Techie Sells 40+ Varieties of Native Leafy Greens, Empowers Farmers!
Through this venture, farmers are finding stable incomes, and sustainable livelihoods as the produce is directly bought without intermediaries
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties
Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.
Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis
Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.
Amid hype for superfoods, Indian tribals save nearly-extinct crops
They produced 6,700 kg of 722 landraces of rice, cereals, pulses, oilseeds and established 27 in-situ centers in the 92 villages
महिला किसानों का अन्न स्वराज (in Hindi)
खेत में अनाज का उत्पादन, भंडारण और वितरण का काम महिला किसानों ने किया है, जो पूरी तरह स्वावलंबी है। खाद्य सुरक्षा के साथ जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी!