‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’

Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...

Malnad will leave you with food memories

The theme for this year’s Mela is traditional seeds and cuisine, and transformation/healing.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Organic is a way of farming in a responsible manner, where a farmer cares for mother earth, for the environment, for animals ...

Learning from the land: a Kerala school's emphasis on nature

Students walk bare-foot on the red, loamy soil, amid peacocks and rabbits. They harvest organic fruits and vegetables such as mangoes, pumpkin, gua...

Oh, the seeds of hope

"The idea is to wean farmers and home gardeners off hybrid or GM seeds and propagate the use of native or indigenous seeds"

The Case for Millets: Despite Calls by Scientists and Activists, The Coarse Grain Remains Unavailable Under PDS

Even during peak drought years, millet crops don't entirely fail. And every acre that grows millets over rice saves 6 million litres of water.

Rural group bats for traditional farming

Farmers erect 'T' shaped bamboo poles in the paddy fields to provide birds with perches so that they can feed on the larvae of leaf-eating insects

At the Age of 50, This Man Decided to Give up His Successful Business to Take up Farming

From having a successful business to giving it up at the age of 50, from selling furniture to becoming a farmer – the amazing story of Suneet Salvi.

कीट नहीं, कीटनाशक है दुश्मन (in Hindi)

कीटों एवं फसलों की पारस्परिक निर्भरता : शत-प्रतिशत प्राकृतिक एवं लाभदायक

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