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.
How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change
They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.
A Looming Legacy
With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.
This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world
A diversified Gandhian village economy attempting to train Dalit women and women from other marginalised castes in new remunerative skills
The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
Kondh Ingenuity: An Unsentimental Reverence to Nature
In the month of April, at the Bihan Parab festival, people come together to share seeds for the upcoming cultivation cycle, ensuring equity.
Kerala to Follow Collective Farming Instead of Corporate Farming, Says State Agriculture Minister
Community networks are involved in collective farming (which is based on social ownership of means of production and collective labour.)
From ‘Tent Nazir’ to ‘RTI Nazir’: Towards governance accountability in Kashmir, India
His passion for making the system accountable, through the dogged use of the RTI Act, takes up much of his time.