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.
Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis
Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.
महिला किसानों का अन्न स्वराज (in Hindi)
खेत में अनाज का उत्पादन, भंडारण और वितरण का काम महिला किसानों ने किया है, जो पूरी तरह स्वावलंबी है। खाद्य सुरक्षा के साथ जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी!
Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds
They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.
Sellers make brisk business at tuber mela
The fair saw at least 40 varieties of tuber which are cultivated organically by Kunabi community people and other farmers in Joida taluk.
New Grading Machine Helps Small Farmers
Agro-waste falls off the upper deck; small grain collects in one tub and the good grain remains in the middle deck, collecting in a separate tub.
How one woman reached out to 500, raised an agro company
“From housewives, they have become farmers, entrepreneurs and decision makers of their company.”
Tribals urge parties to ensure food security
"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”
Under Modi, India Has Witnessed an Unprecedented Chomping of the Earth
The natural environment is the daily lifeline of ... forest-dwellers, fishers, farmers, craftspersons, pastoralists, urban poor.