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.
The first man to grow coffee
The homestead is spontaneously managed —the poop of loitering goats is piled up at the base of coffee plants to remedy pesky beetles.
More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients
“The consumption of millets is lower down on the agenda of policy makers as well as the community... need campaigns to popularise millets again."
‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’
Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...