Articles Archive

Dec 28, 2018

Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds

A school in Pune has got a rural community together to cultivate indigenous rice, millets and pulses, and helps them market the native varieties in order to conserve and propagate them

Dec 24, 2018

Tamil farmers innovate to overcome fodder shortage

Faced with a shortage of cattle feed, farmers in several districts of Tamil Nadu have adopted offbeat solutions that not only bring feeding costs down but also increase the yields of milk

Dec 26, 2018

Mountain farmers adapt to life beyond apples

As impacts of climate change and unwise human interventions push traditional farmers in Uttarakhand to the wall, they are adapting by embracing new crops and livelihoods

  • Dec 26, 2018
  • Tehri Garwal & Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Dec 21, 2018

Manipur villagers initiate successful economic development

Residents of Nongpok Sanjenbam, an underdeveloped Manipuri village, have come together to bring about economic and social transformation, enjoying the benefits in the process

Dec 19, 2018

Stress-tolerant rice aids Uttar Pradesh farmers

With her crop surviving nearly two weeks of submergence and recovering from an intense flood, Sohabati Devi of Maharajganj has every reason to smile and be proud of her decision to plant a stress-tolerant rice variety

Dec 17, 2018

Educated Tamil youth boost growth with hi-tech farming

Returning to their roots, educated youth in Tamil Nadu have boosted agricultural production manifold by modernizing their ancestral land, and by using Israeli farming technology

Dec 14, 2018

Poshan sakhis transform reproductive health in Odisha

Women trained as poshan sakhis, or nutrition friends, advice and help rural women, particularly expectant and lactating mothers, to eat nutritious food and overcome anemia and underweight deliveries