Farm ponds that dot parched Marathwada may deplete groundwater in the long run
Farm ponds can lead to privatization of water by a few, and when dug on a large scale, these schemes ignore the carrying capacity of the watershed.
Guardians of Karnataka’s Agri-Heritage: These Women Farmers Are Sowing a Revolution!
Women strengthen livelihoods, ensure a steady supply of quality seeds for cultivation and increase access to pesticide-free food.
Number crunching helps farmers manage water
“They realise that groundwater is a common resource, not private property, and hence requires collective action,”
Coimbatore Techie Sells 40+ Varieties of Native Leafy Greens, Empowers Farmers!
Through this venture, farmers are finding stable incomes, and sustainable livelihoods as the produce is directly bought without intermediaries
Millets, The 'Nutri-Cereals' That Could Give Fillip to Mission Nutrition
Millets are being made part of the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in several districts of Odisha
Transitioning to Sustainable Development Goals for Water
In dryland areas, falling groundwater levels may be causing working handpumps and borewells to go dry, requiring large capital expenditure.
How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans
"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."
Turmeric team led by Saioo of Meghalaya
She has pushed for policy advocacy, implementation of schemes and marketing of Lakadong turmeric.
The incentive problem behind groundwater overuse in India
Deeper wells do not just hurt the environment but can also increase the cost borne by farmers.