Generating alternative sources of livelihood through farm forests

Vegetables, pulses and oilseeds were cultivated, protected and nurtured ... The produce was equally shared by members

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.

Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties

Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.

Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project?

"Alternative narratives at a scale that the farmer community can understand, control and adopt are already available."

Can Andhra Pradesh’s ambitious plan to stop the use of chemicals in farms succeed?

Natural farming has improved yields in some areas but scaling it up to cover the entire state requires Rs 17,000 crore.

A River Runs through It

The river, a matrix of abundance, its alluvial deposits and its water, rendered the land fertile and made agriculture possible.

There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird

"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”

Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?

Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.

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