‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’
“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”
Open Letter to Subhash Palekar-ji, on his comparison of Organic Farming to Atom Bomb
Request: Publicly withdraw your statement that “Organic farming is worse than atom bomb;” and your approval of GM seeds in ZBNF/SPNF.
1420 Varieties, 25 Years: Meet the Man Rescuing India’s Rice Diversity From Extinction
"We go the extra mile so that the farmer who takes these seeds takes home the same variety that I conserved 25 years ago. "
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.