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.

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.

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’

Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"

Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.

Oh, the seeds of hope

"The idea is to wean farmers and home gardeners off hybrid or GM seeds and propagate the use of native or indigenous seeds"

Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival

“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...

Vikalp Sangam Report - Hemis Shukpachan

"Integrated organic farming is the way forward for Ladakh to ensure maximum returns largely due to the paucity of cultivable land in the region."

Glimpses of the Food Sangam at Muniguda, Odisha

The sangam started with a mini food festival and a public event which saw participation of people including children from surrounding grampanchayat...

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।

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