What are appropriate technologies for Smallholders?
The master mason, who despite being illiterate at times, is able to create unparalleled precision in the functioning of such devices.
A Relationship with seeds - the Paataalkot story (a translation)
Dahiya Farming assures nutrition and food security, besides saving agro-biodiversity
The mainstreaming education
Is education facilitating turning away of the educated from the masses, from practice, from agriculture, from culture and from nature?
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in Gujarat
Herds provided post-harvest manure for the fields with their dung and urine. The farmers gave the pastoralists bajra, sugar and tea.
This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste
"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”
India Today: A Land of Paradox
...about raising awareness re. the Constitution and Constitutional values of liberty, equality, fraternity, pluralism and secularism.
How to create an Oasis
They are replacing the invasive species - gando babool - with mixed varieties of native seeds that can withstand heavy /normal /low rainfall