With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha
Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.
Niyamgiri tribe revive wild harvests after Vedanta victory
Increasing farmers’ access to a variety of traditional seeds and planting materials will make them more resilient to climatic hazards.
From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain
Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.
Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties
She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.
Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti
'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand a better chance'.
Seed festival throws up millet cultivation as best option
More than 10 varieties of millets and 60 varieties of vegetable seeds were also on display for the farmers in the district.
How a village in Phek dist. revived millets and became gender wise
Like millets and paddy, men and women should work and produce together.
Go organic to beat drought, says seed reviver
"Farmers need spend only a little on input costs and can get good returns on their investment if they grew traditional varieties of paddy"
To beat the drought, women farmers of Anantapur have entered the millet revolution in Andhra
With government support, they are now falling back to their traditional farming practices for a better living.