India’s water problem has a simple solution
As we diversify the cropping pattern, voluminous quantities of water would be released for meeting the drinking water needs, etc.
Farm body on mission to boost organic cotton cultivation
Cotton cultivation here is rain-fed. As an established principle, they don’t export any produce.
शेतकरी आणि पर्यावरण (in Marathi)
गावाच्या पाणलोटक्षेत्राचं अत्यंत विचारपूर्वक नियोजन करायला हवं. ओढ्यांच्या उगमाला जंगल पुनरुज्जीवनाची सुरवात करायला हवी.
How Many Farmer Producer Companies Are There in India?
It is imperative to understand exactly how many producer companies there are.
Farmers revert to traditional bio-fences for multiple benefits
"With trees like kiluvai you can feel a cooler micro-climate in the farms, and observe more moisture retention"
In Gorakhpur, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods
Better agricultural productivity and livelihoods meant that farmers would not feel pressured to sell their land to developers.
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy
If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.
Millets in the Indian Plate: A Policy Perspective
Millets have a potential role in resolving nutrition-related problems of the country though there are challenges from the demand side.