Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India
Permaculture farms offer food throughout the year, reduce waste and pests and keep the soil healthy and productive.
Women’s Farming Collectives – The Maharashtra Story
A collection of stories of hope by women where they assert themselves as farmers, as leaders.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
Reap What You Sow! Mangaluru Students Grow 1.4 Tonnes of Rice on Fallow Land
Students levelled the field, planted seedlings, removed weeds, and finally, last month, harvested their produce.
The sustainable sandhai
The sandhai was a watering hole for people of all age groups to mingle and understand the importance and advantages of a more natural lifestyle.
Reprogrammed for Rural Life
A techie who traded in the comforts and chaos of the city to turn farmer, on what the transformation involved.
Bridging urban-rural divide
Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide
How AP's aggregators are doing it
Its target is to bring down the cost of production in farming and provide higher income to farmers by following organic methods.