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Aanandaa Permaculture Farm

Manisha Lath Gupta and Radha Lath Gupta With great passion and lots of hard work, a couple from Mumbai developed a food forest, an ecosystem which includes a combination of...

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Farmers as custodians of Earth

C.F. John At a time when no limits are set for our thoughts and success, both farmers and seeds stay within limits and blossom a boundless world of Life –...

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Conserving local culture and enhancing local livelihoods

Lakshmi Unnithan Meeting the demands of future food needs, while conserving natural resources, improving nutrition and improving farm livelihoods are the main challenges of 21st century. New approaches of problem...

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Agroforestry – The future of family farming

Dipankar Dasgupta  Inspite of the ever increasing challenges that farming faces, we still find several motivated and passionate individuals who are striving to make our lives on the planet, better....

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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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