Drought-resistant crops in focus at monsoon seed festival
The festival has brought 32 seed saver groups from across Karnataka State together
Climate change threatens India’s crop production, rice yields may be hit hard
Yields of millets, sorghum and maize showed better resilience to extreme weather and also witnessed smaller declines during droughts.
Combating Desertification: Maharashtra's Vanvadi Bears Testimony to Magic of Forest Regeneration
Regenerating forests, rejuvenating soils, recharging groundwater, and reviving human spirits, all go hand in hand!
“These seeds have had a huge role in diets as protein supplements. Some have been used in Ayurveda and Unani medicine..."
Call to promote desi seed
Only millet varieties and desi seed could adapt to climate change and enable farmers address climate change.
Guardians of Karnataka’s Agri-Heritage: These Women Farmers Are Sowing a Revolution!
Women strengthen livelihoods, ensure a steady supply of quality seeds for cultivation and increase access to pesticide-free food.
Millets, The 'Nutri-Cereals' That Could Give Fillip to Mission Nutrition
Millets are being made part of the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in several districts of Odisha
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."