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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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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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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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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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