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Renewable Energy in Agriculture Ecological agriculture and Renewable Energy are based on the same fundamental principles – Living in communion with Nature recognising eco relationships; judicious use, reuse and recycling of resources while reducing harmful pollution;...

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Building farm resilience Building farm resilience is all about preparing farmers to cope, absorb and recover from challenges in dealing with their agricultural production and livelihoods. Small and marginal farmers are invariably caught in fragile eco systems with...

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Agroecology education ‘Agroecology’, as a fairly new term in India, is finally catching up. The principles of agroecology have been practised for several generations following traditional agriculture. Of late it has taken different names and forms like sustainable...

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Urban Agriculture With 50% of the Indian population expected to live in cities by 2050, there is a huge challenge of meeting the nutritional security and sanitation needs of the urban dwellers. There is a need to prevent further land use changes, unregulated...

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Resilient crop-livestock systems Traditionally farming meant a combination of crops, animals, fishery etc. However, these traditional farms were gradually replaced by specialised farms, be it monocropping or commercial animal farms, in pursuit of higher returns. But...

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Healthy Horticulture The importance of health and well being of the humankind is in limelight more than ever before – namely the ‘nutritional well being’. It has been realised that besides access, the quality of food too, is highly critical. What is gaining...