A living gene bank

Small parcels of grains from marked off plots devoted to specific varieties are handed over as seeds to interested farmers.

A Relationship with seeds - the Paataalkot story (a translation)

Dahiya Farming assures nutrition and food security, besides saving agro-biodiversity

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.

Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home

They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate

Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

Budget & Zero Budget Farming

Natural/ Organic Farming is about the relation of the human race with nature and about empowering the farming community comprehensively...

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

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