From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain

Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.

Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties

She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.

More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients

“The consumption of millets is lower down on the agenda of policy makers as well as the community... need campaigns to popularise millets again."

How a village in Phek dist. revived millets and became gender wise

Like millets and paddy, men and women should work and produce together.

The best of times, the worst of times

Only a comprehensive policy response can ensure that farmers’ distress becomes a thing of the past.

DDS campaign for local seeds

DDS starts initiative to create awareness on local crops

Sowing the seeds of conservation

Around 100 seed conservationists and groups from various parts of India will participate in the Seed festival at Chennai, which is in its fourth ed...

When Money Does Grow on Trees

Gauging the economic value of an ecosystem can save it from degradation. But proper yardsticks need to be used without getting carried away by numb...

Learning from the past: A new protocol for agricultural education and research in India

Our ancestors devised sophisticated, relatively sustainable systems finely tuned to the conditions of each region, and, indeed, each village.

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