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Recycling for resource efficiency – A practical model for up scaling

Anithakumari P and Induja S Systematic recycling and value addition of organic farm residues could make the farm more productive and self reliant. Contributing in several ways, recycling resources will...

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Converting waste into valuable resources – Experiences from organic home gardens

Suresh Kanna K There is a renewed attention to food production and livelihood enhancement through home gardens. The Learning Exchange on Agro Ecology has provided new ideas and practical learning...

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Fuel from farm waste

Anand Karve Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI), through their experiments, brought out many new insights in the technology of biogas production. While dispelling the myth that cowdung is essential for...

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Small farms can be profitable

Nidhi Jamwal Rupees 10 lakh every year, from one-hectare land — an unbelievable proposition for all those bought up on the much-propagated idea that small farmlands are unprofitable. But Ramesh...

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Agroecology – Towards climate resilient food systems

 Ranchitha Kumaran and Bhaskarabhatta Joshi  Apart from conserving ecosystem, adopting agro-ecological practices has a potential to generate income. Even if 50% of farmers in a village adopt sustainable agriculture, it...

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Microbes – Facilitating resource recycling

Dhananjaya P. Singh and Renu  Viable biological options that boost on-farm resource recycling and integrated management have great promise in minimizing threats of climate change on crop plants, losses due...

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Bhoomi Sudha – Recycling biomass for enhanced soil fertility

Bikash Das, Pradip Kumar Sarkar, Mahesh Kumar Dhakar, Sushanta Kumar Naik, Sudarshan Maurya, Priya Ranjan Kumar, Shivendra Kumar, Arun Kumar Singh, B.P. Bhatt   Farmers in Khunti and Ranchi districts...

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Recycling Resources – Path to sustainable living

Jasbir Sandhu and Shivananda Matapati Promotion of sustainable agro ecological practices through recycling and reuse of resources not only reduce dependency on external sources, but also minimises waste. On farm...

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