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...

Climate change threatens India’s crop production, rice yields may be hit hard

Yields of millets, sorghum and maize showed better resilience to extreme weather and also witnessed smaller declines during droughts.

How mangrove nurseries are changing the lives of Odisha women & the forest around them

Mangrove forests act as natural bio-shields against the tidal surges of severe storms and protect the life and property of coastal communities

Is permaculture a real solution to agricultural distress?

Ensuring food security and diversity of food, seed security, nurturing of the ecosystem and, more importantly, protecting health of communities.

आदिवासियों के पौष्टिक अनाजों की खेती (in Hindi)

यह पौष्टिक अनाज लोगों को पोषणयुक्त भोजन देंगे। मिट्टी पानी के संरक्षण वाली देसी खेती बचेगी, लुप्त हो रहे देसी बीज बचेंगे, छत्तीसगढ़ की कृषि संस्कृति बचेगी,...

‘Study needed on millet inclusion under PDS’

Deccan Development Society is moving from food security to nutritional security, and millet farmers will play a key role in this process.

Restoring tank irrigation can strengthen rural climate resilience

A comprehensive water policy that includes tank irrigation, groundwater and canal irrigation, is needed.

Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop

Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?

These consumers are funding farmers to make food sustainable

(Many consumers give) direct monetary support to farmers who have been practising traditional millet-based biodiverse agriculture for decades.

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