How millet farming empowers women

The Millet Sisters Network trains women across the country in organic farming by using vermicompost, farm manure and cow products.

What are appropriate technologies for Smallholders?

The master mason, who despite being illiterate at times, is able to create unparalleled precision in the functioning of such devices.

Wealthy Indians Must Eat Differently from Those Whose Rights They Defend

Would we acknowledge that the costs of a mutton biryani, that we are tempted to order occasionally, are too high?

Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy

If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.

Millets in the Indian Plate: A Policy Perspective

Millets have a potential role in resolving ­nutrition-related problems of the country though there are challenges from the demand side.

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

‘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.

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