Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead

Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...

महिलाओं की मेहनत रंग लाई (in Hindi)

इससे महिलाएं आत्मनिर्भर हुई हैं, उनके परिवार की आर्थिक स्थिति मजबूत हुई है, बच्चों की शिक्षा बेहतर हुई है।

Why we need family farmers

We can be assured of clean food.

Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India

Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?

Spinning the Right Yarn: Problems in Indian cotton need ecological understanding, not biotechnology

The solution to the dystopic Indian cotton system lies in developing an ecological understanding using Short Staple-High Density cotton as a basis.

Dissolution of traditional Adivasi structures for modernity

"There are a lot of lessons to be learnt from Adivasi communities, which have an equitable structure and provide opportunities for everyone to grow.”

Bargur buffaloes from Erode recognised as specific breed

Adapted for grazing in the hilly terrain, the small Bargur cattle is mainly reared for milk and manure

Millets are returning to our fields and plates

Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.

Does Raising Questions on the Rights of Adivasis Make Me a ‘Deshdrohi'?

The (Samatha) judgment was meant to provide safeguards for adivasis to control the excavation of minerals in their lands...

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