Can Baiga millet be part of mainstream?

Sikiya is an extra produce the Baigas get without even cultivating it. It has about 12 to 12.5 per cent protein.

‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency

As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.

Bridging urban-rural divide

Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide

Todas: The Naturalistic People

The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.

Maharashtra's Feast in The Forest

The forest foods movement is about both ancient knowledge and the underlying wisdom of the forest people...

Gardens of Nutrition and Health

"Our seed diversity is preserved and cultivated, though we did loose some seeds like red maze but we have tried and revived the lost seeds"

One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience

His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice

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.

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