The road to sustainability
Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.
Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests
Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...
Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds
Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.
‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’
“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”
Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture
A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.
The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
Drought-resistant crops in focus at monsoon seed festival
The festival has brought 32 seed saver groups from across Karnataka State together
Schools turn nutrition gardens in Mizoram district
To make every school, Anganwadi, child care institution and hostel in Lawngtlai self-sufficient in local fruits and vegetables
Idlis get a unique makeover at Visakhapatnam’s latest food startup
His venture called Vasena Poli has turned into a go-to place for many fitness freaks, medical practitioners and young college goers.