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Integrated Fish Farming – A tri-commodity approach

Deepa Bisht and R.C.Sundriyal  With ample water resources, the communities in hilly regions of Uttarakhand found an alternative livelihood supplementing agriculture. Village communities found it remunerative to integrate fish rearing...

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Small scale aquaculture – Boosting rural livelihoods

 Biswa Ranjan Samantaray, Satyajit  Kumar Bhuyan, Surendra  Kumar  Ghadei Farmers in Orissa adopted small scale aquaculture by participating in the Aquaculture Field Schools. They also took up fish culture in...

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Sustainable agro-aquaculture farming

Deepjyoti Baruah, Ravindra Posti, K. Kunal, P.A. Ganie, D. Sarma and Gyati Rinyo Integration of rice and fish is a low-cost sustainable practice of Apatani tribes in Arunachal Pradesh providing...

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Aquatic habitat development – A community approach

Manish Rajankar Promotion of monoculture of fish species has contributed to depletion of biodiversity, thereby reducing productivity, further leading to livelihood challenges for the dependent communities. Habitat development restoring the...

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Small farmers eye big fish in Jharkhand

Manu Moudgil   Pisciculture is changing the lives of farmers by offering a good alternative to land-based agriculture. Backed by the government, it is picking up well. Dhanmaniya Devi had...

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Obituary

Shri. L. Narayan Reddy (1935-2019) Shri. L Narayana Reddy, the legendary organic farmer, a role model and an inspiration to many in the farming sector, passed away on 14th January...

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Celebrating 20 years of LEISA India – the product, the process and the movement

Celebrating 20 years of LEISA India – the product, the process and the movement It all started in 1998. We started with just distributing quarterly ILEIA Newsletter to Indian readers,...

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Sustainable Aquaculture – It’s all about better management practices

Pratap Mukhopadhyay  Aquaculture has a major role to play in contributing towards better human health and better ecosystem. The thrust needs to be on enhancing fish production in an environmentally...

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