With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha
Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.
Eco-Friendly, Low-Cost Farming the Way to Go for Sustainable Food Security
Most participating farmers said that the cost-effective INSAP technology had helped them regain the confidence to continue farming.
The deshi cow milk jinx
The indigenous cattle breed owners - poor farmers, herders and nomadic pastoralists who produce most of the milk - must find it beneficial.
Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis
The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.
From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain
Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.
Open Letter to Satguru (and other “Hurry Babas”)
I would have worked with all the people who are already working on/for rivers, water issues and so on for a dialogue - and test the proposal.
More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients
“The consumption of millets is lower down on the agenda of policy makers as well as the community... need campaigns to popularise millets again."
Indigenous Peoples Day: Through the Lens of Women
Sensing the urgency to document traditional knowledge that elders possess, Chirhah has helped make films like ‘Millet-Securing livelihoods’
Can farming mean a permanent renewal of life?
For the past three decades, the practice of permaculture has found acceptance from not just rural communities in India but also from urbanites