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Women led Farmer Field Schools

Women led Farmer Field Schools

The shift to agroecological farming started with a small step in Kalamunda in Odisha. With multiple agencies support,...

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Small scale Bio-Resource Centres For better adoption of agroecological practices

Small-scale Bio Resource Centres (BRCs) can play a significant role in the transition to agroecological agriculture, by helping farmers to use bio-formulations that are difficult to prepare at the farm level. Also, small-scale BRCs strengthen local economy. It is...

Revival of millets in North East India

The smallholder farmers in NER have revived millets in their cropping systems as well as in their diets. A little support in terms of technical guidance and value addition, and building linkages for marketing has been instrumental in bringing back millets in the food...

De-risking agriculture – Women-led climate resilient farming model

When women are empowered to decide what to grow, what inputs to use, when and where to sell – key shifts happen in agriculture and livelihoods. By empowering women in Marathwada as change-makers in agriculture, the WCRF model promoted resilient livelihoods for farming...

Agroecology Education – The pedagogy and practice

There needs to be a paradigm shift from a linear to cyclical approach to learning. This can happen when students move towards system thinking and build key competencies by engaging in a learning process, which is rather facilitated and not taught. ‘Going to the field...

Weaving a classroom of hope in the farm

Many passionate farmers are giving back to the society by sharing their knowledge and experience on growing food in an eco-friendly manner. This is how knowledge got passed from generation to generation, traditionally. But, present day farmers are moving a step ahead...

Farmers’ Diary

Sustainable farming is the way

Shri Mallikarjun Patil belongs to Mukkal village in Kalghatagi taluk in Dharwad, Karnataka. While majority of the...


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