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.
Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.
How Ancient Grains and a Seed Bank Turned Life Around for Rural Women
Why do farmers need to organise a Beej Utsav?
Scientist Returns to Promote Organic Farming In His Village
A true son of the soil who is incorporating his refined medical wisdom to transform the dynamics of rural farming
Seed is better preserved this way
A Gondi Adivasi lady preserves seeds for over 12 years using a traditional technique!
Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)
The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.