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.

Ghasiyari award, unique competition of grass cutting In Tehri Garhwal

A grass cutting contest where each contestant is judged on her speed and skill at grass cutting and her knowledge about the forest and cattle.

मालधारियों से सीखना होगा (in Hindi)

आज जलवायु बदलाव के दौर में परंपरागत ज्ञान टिकाऊ विकास के लिए जरूरी हो गया है। इसमें मालधारियों की जीवनशैली मार्गदर्शक बन सकती है।

From the Himalayan mountains to Ocean Blues - Avani to Saagari

Avani's approach is to re-establish the broken link between the natural resource base, the farmer, dyer and weaver, and to nurture it

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