Learning from the past: A new protocol for agricultural education and research in India
Our ancestors devised sophisticated, relatively sustainable systems finely tuned to the conditions of each region, and, indeed, each village.
‘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...
Aesth-ethics: towards blending ecology, justice, and art
Art could become a significant medium for not only protest, but to explore the potential of visioning a different world, and a space for creation ...
How Her Travels and Experiences Inspired Backpacker Madhu Reddy to Become an Organic Farmer
Madhu Reddy talks about the journey that inspired her to return to her family farm and convert it into a chemical-free establishment.
Making Organic Produce Affordable
"A lot of our products are cheaper than the inorganic equivalent in supermarkets, since our overheads are low."
Organic farming gains ground in Sundargarh
About 2,000 hectares are under organic farming with a target to expand to more areas to get rid of ‘chemical farming’
Smart Water Management
The Centre needs to incentivise and facilitate state governments to move towards participatory irrigation management
Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food
These women are going back to their native wisdom to, at least, secure the health of their coming generations.
Go local, be water secure
With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.