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Resilient farmers of Thar

Rituja Mitra The farmers from Indo-Pak bordering villages turned out to be far more resilient than expected amidst challenges like transportation clampdown during lockdown, locust attacks and other challenges. “2020...

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An aesthetic of regeneration

C F John The five day Art event “Let me come to your wounds, heal myself”, as part of the 9th SeedFest 2020 of FTAK, was an invitation to come...

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Self help is the best help – Indigenous farmers stand strong against economic slowdown

Janak Preet Singh Farm on wheels, an initiative to sell local produce has enabled the farmer groups to access diverse local markets in a decentralized manner. In doing so this...

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The power of women’s networks for agroecology in India

A photostory by Soumya Sankar Bose and Amrita Gupta “We knew we needed a space to save our native varieties of seeds and transmit the traditional knowledge of farming which...

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Vegetable – based farming system – Enhancing gains through appropriate crop combinations

Wajih S, Singh BK, Singh AK and Srivastava A Amidst the risk of recurrent floods and prolonged waterlogging with changing climate thresholds, 265 households of small and marginal farmers in...

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Organic vegetable cultivation

A.Anandakumar Vegetable farmers in Tumkur are reaping many benefits by shifting to ecological alternatives. They are also improving farm sustainability by diversifying crops and trees on the farms. Urdigere and...

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Value addition through solar drying

Rakesh K. Warrier and Mahesh N. Lade The collective strength of women farmers is being leveraged by integrating solar drying technology with off-farm value addition of primary produce. The decentralized...

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Urban farming initiatives

Deborah Dutta Urban spaces need to radically rethink their relationship with food in terms of production and consumption as climate change, land degradation due to industrialised farming present a serious...

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