Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom
Saving, growing and eating desi seeds have become a political, social, economic, ecological, health and scientific imperative.
Slow food festival held in Kotagiri
Tribal groups brought tubers, greens, millets and even milk from indigenous cattle that have been used by them for many generations.
System of Millet Intensification (SMI) - Farmers from Nuapada Felicitated by Member of Parliament
160 varieties of Paddy seeds, 20 varieties of Finger Millet and vegetable seeds were on display in different stalls at the seed fair.
Millet-based ready-to-cook foods launched
A community production centre set up by the Deccan Development Society introduces millets-based nutritious ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook foods.
Eco-Friendly, Low-Cost Farming the Way to Go for Sustainable Food Security
Most participating farmers said that the cost-effective INSAP technology had helped them regain the confidence to continue farming.
Novel Initiative to help farmers’ families in distress
The cattle breed selected depends on the areas from where the beneficiaries hail from, to ensure better adaptability for the animals.
Organic farmers tap native cotton variety
Organic Farming enthusiasts in Perambalur (Tamil Nadu) are attempting to revive ‘karunganni’
बीजों की परंपरागत संस्कृति और खेती पद्धतियों से खाद्य सुरक्षा संभव (in Hindi)
स्थानीय मिटटी पानी के अनुकूल देशी बीजों की परम्परागत विविधता बिना पर्यावरण का नुक्सान किये लोगों की खाद्य सुरक्षा सुनिश्चित कर सकती है
Yatra to highlight tribal way of agriculture
Minor foodgrains such as kuri, kodra, bati, baota, kang, cheena, hama, hamli and gujro have a better nutritional value than wheat.