How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change

They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.

Sending the Climate Change message through the Ramayana

Sita and Rama are metaphors for Prakruti (nature) and Purusha (mankind)

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

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,...

Millets, The 'Nutri-Cereals' That Could Give Fillip to Mission Nutrition

Millets are being made part of the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in several districts of Odisha

‘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.

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