Why ZBNF is good for India

An overwhelming number of farmers are reporting greater profitability from the ZBNF programme, and are saving on out-of-pocket expenses.

Why ZBNF is not good for India

A one-size-fits-all approach, like the one being promoted, is likely to become a recipe for disaster.

The mainstreaming education

Is education facilitating turning away of the educated from the masses, from practice, from agriculture, from culture and from nature?

Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

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.

Indigenous crops help Adivasis curb pest attack

Farmers are impressed by its being a trap crop for cotton and the varieties of millets that form part of their regular diet.

Budget & Zero Budget Farming

Natural/ Organic Farming is about the relation of the human race with nature and about empowering the farming community comprehensively...

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.

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