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Bio management of coconut pests – Social process for mass adoption

Anithakumari P There is a need for paradigm shift in extension approaches from individual to community level, with active community participation. Such specific extension approaches could increase the adoption of...

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Nurturing nature using nature’s gift- A Sri Lankan Scenario

Kandiah Pakeerathan and Gunasingam Mikunthan Concerted efforts towards creating awareness on organic agriculture with necessary training, handholding and supportive policies is pushing Srilanka towards becoming a toxic free nation. The...

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Jeevamrut – The real liquid gold

Technoserve Paderu women have proved that despite having access to fewer resources, it is possible to adopt agroecological methods of farming, with some initial assistance and training. Use of biologicals...

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Entrepreneurship to promote organic farming

Victor Iand Suresh Kanna K Farmers dependant on rainfall are always vulnerable. But turning crisis into an opportunity requires determination and support from many. Sebastian is one such example who...

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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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