Turmeric team led by Saioo of Meghalaya
She has pushed for policy advocacy, implementation of schemes and marketing of Lakadong turmeric.
Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?
"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."
There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird
"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”
Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?
Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.
Techies write new code for farming success
For farmers, the investments by the IT professionals are like an interest-free loans.
Restoring tank irrigation can strengthen rural climate resilience
A comprehensive water policy that includes tank irrigation, groundwater and canal irrigation, is needed.
G Nammalvar, messiah of organic revolution
"Farming is a way of living, and a way of living that is possible even in the 21st century.”
Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds
They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.
Ahmedabad: Women farmers to dominate Sattvik food festival
At least 70% products will be made and sold by women farmers directly to the consumer.