Why ZBNF is good for India

An overwhelming number of farmers are reporting greater profitability from the ZBNF programme, and are saving on out-of-pocket expenses.

Why ZBNF is not good for India

A one-size-fits-all approach, like the one being promoted, is likely to become a recipe for disaster.

Farming for Healing

What does it take to create and maintain an organic medicinal farm, in the face of rampant development?

Mucheri village in Maharashtra encourages farming with a ploughing contest

"We are always looking for a reason for villagers to return and take up farming again."

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.

Kerala agriculture minister: Organic and natural farming will give farmers self reliance and climate resilience

To strengthen the ability of farmers to be self-reliant with traditional technologies and better seeds.

The Socio-Economics of Your Plate

“I pick Who rather than from where or what produce because I want to support the right people and create a deeper impact."

A rice, lost and found

The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.

Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans

The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.

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