Tribals urge parties to ensure food security
"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”
Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction
What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?
Kerala agriculture minister: Organic and natural farming will give farmers self reliance and climate resilience
To strengthen the ability of farmers to be self-reliant with traditional technologies and better seeds.
The Socio-Economics of Your Plate
“I pick Who rather than from where or what produce because I want to support the right people and create a deeper impact."
Mangal Turbine - A Neglected Device Which Can Save Millions of Litres of Diesel Every Year
The value of this Turbine has increased further with the need to curb fossil fuel consumption and the related greenhouse gas emissions.
A lost desi cotton heritage
Government needs to diversify the seed availability, regulate illegal seeds and tighten laws so farmers have a real choice, not a Hobson’s one.
We are what we eat!
“The uncultivated food plants are voluntary plants. The rural poor who understand their benefits the best refuse to call them 'weeds'”
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
How Ancient Grains and a Seed Bank Turned Life Around for Rural Women
Why do farmers need to organise a Beej Utsav?