Niyamgiri tribe revive wild harvests after Vedanta victory

Increasing farmers’ access to a variety of traditional seeds and planting materials will make them more resilient to climatic hazards.

Pune NGO for women farmers wins UN Equator Prize

SSP’s climate-resilient farming model gives cultivation rights of a small piece of land, which is usually half or one acre, to women from marginal ...

Poor Women Craft Their Destiny

A compelling and inspiring story of resolute perseverance, of the power of the human spirit, and of the dignity of people struggling to escape pove...

Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties

She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.

Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti

'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand a better chance'.

How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts

51 springs and four lakes in 20 drought-prone Gram Panchayats of Sikkim have been revived so far

Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies

Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.

Budget beyond gender

Women are not considered farmers despite their active participation in farming in rural India. A gender responsive budget is essential to empower w...

Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats

The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.

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