The big bhungroo revolution
Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.
Organic farming gathers steam in the Sundarbans
The training at the Knowledge Centre is now modified to weave in local knowledge to make it rooted in ground realities.
Women coconut pluckers set to scale new heights
Representatives of the Angamaly block panchayat hope the initiative will not only help empower women in the local body but also offer them jobs
Small Sustainability Initiative changes women’s lives in a big way
The transition to organic farming has allowed people to save Rs. 400 every season. The quality of soil has also improved.
In the words of Sunita Kashyap: “We believe in trade, not aid”
Demand for reduced taxes on trading for women’s collectives to help them effectively participate in value chains and get income security.
Millet Sisters symbolize Nari Shakti !
Millet Sisters bases itself on these sterling principles of millets: They are resilient; Life infusing; Life sustaining; Life generating
Indian women grow their own future
Men may have benefited the most: there have as yet been no reported suicides in households where women have taken charge.
Millets farming, the Kondh Way
“Whatever I obtain from my field feeds my family, our community; the birds, the insects and the animals who visit my field. Everyone is full!”
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.