Kerala to Follow Collective Farming Instead of Corporate Farming, Says State Agriculture Minister
Community networks are involved in collective farming (which is based on social ownership of means of production and collective labour.)
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...
Indian farmers tap old and new knowledge to cope with erratic monsoons
Farmers are turning to weather data and organic fertilisers to withstand droughts and floods, while shunning hybrid seeds and cash crops
Rattled by Farmer Suicides & Health Issues, Telangana Village Turns 250 Acres Organic!
If they could give up chemical pesticides, then why not switch entirely to organic and stop using chemical fertilisers as well?
Guardians of Karnataka’s Agri-Heritage: These Women Farmers Are Sowing a Revolution!
Women strengthen livelihoods, ensure a steady supply of quality seeds for cultivation and increase access to pesticide-free food.
Number crunching helps farmers manage water
“They realise that groundwater is a common resource, not private property, and hence requires collective action,”
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
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
Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties
Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.