Farmers turn to millets as a climate-smart crop

Why do farmers in semi-arid areas prefer to shift to small millets?

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.

These consumers are funding farmers to make food sustainable

(Many consumers give) direct monetary support to farmers who have been practising traditional millet-based biodiverse agriculture for decades.

Youngster sets up zero-budget millet hotel, says should return to older eating habits

Millets need less water to grow and live on whatever rainwater they receive.

Govt. has failed millet farmers: DDS

The MMM, being implemented by the government, could completely damage the existing bio-diversity in this area,” commented Mr. Satheesh.

Karnataka embarks on millet revolution, UAS shows the way

Processing at the University is comparatively cheap, and since there are no middlemen, farmers of Hyderabad-Karnataka save a lot.

Unique farmer-consumer initiative to cultivate millets to be launched on June 16

The initiative is about enlightened consumers getting into an understanding with ecological farmers to cultivate millets of their choice.

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

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