The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Coimbatore Techie Sells 40+ Varieties of Native Leafy Greens, Empowers Farmers!
Through this venture, farmers are finding stable incomes, and sustainable livelihoods as the produce is directly bought without intermediaries
Millets, The 'Nutri-Cereals' That Could Give Fillip to Mission Nutrition
Millets are being made part of the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in several districts of Odisha
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties
Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.
How development excludes Adivasi peoples
Spaces need to be created for inter-generational learning for young Adivasi peoples, where adults in the community can impart local knowledge
Making maps to protect fishing villages around Chennai
The fishermen were able to show the maps in the previous management plan as evidence that this was their workplace.
‘Study needed on millet inclusion under PDS’
Deccan Development Society is moving from food security to nutritional security, and millet farmers will play a key role in this process.
64-year old finds success through native paddy
"Raghupathi was successful mainly because he worked hard, following the basics of organic farming,"