Karnataka embarks on millet revolution, UAS shows the way

Processing at the University is comparatively cheap, and since there are no middlemen, farmers of Hyderabad-Karnataka save a lot.

Unique farmer-consumer initiative to cultivate millets to be launched on June 16

The initiative is about enlightened consumers getting into an understanding with ecological farmers to cultivate millets of their choice.

Can Baiga millet be part of mainstream?

Sikiya is an extra produce the Baigas get without even cultivating it. It has about 12 to 12.5 per cent protein.

How a farmers’ group is reviving the jackfruit

Pingara, run by 1000 farmers of Dakshin Kannada, employs 18 people and has the capacity to process over 400 kg of raw jackfruit a day.

‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency

As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.

Facing the future of development

These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.

The sustainable sandhai

The sandhai was a watering hole for people of all age groups to mingle and understand the importance and advantages of a more natural lifestyle.

Reprogrammed for Rural Life

A techie who traded in the comforts and chaos of the city to turn farmer, on what the transformation involved.

Bridging urban-rural divide

Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide

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