Editorial – Millet farming systems

We do get disturbed with climate change, depleting resources, increasing hunger and malnutrition, eroding farm productivity and incomes, rural urban inequities. Climate change is not an absolutely new phenomenon. Malnutrition has been existing and is increasing owing...

Editorial – Food Sovereignty

Food beyond sustaining life is a symbol of culture. Traditionally, food habits have been formed based on what is grown locally, based on the agro ecological conditions. People belonging to a region had a taste for certain foods, which were not only diverse and...

Editorial – Stakeholders in agroecology

The livelihoods of a majority of farmers remain highly vulnerable to drought, disease and market fluctuations. Conventional agriculture based on high external inputs has made agriculture unremunerative and unpredictable. Multifunctional, biodiverse farming systems and...

Editorial – Valuing underutilised crops

The rapid expansion of modern agriculture has resulted in an unprecedented loss of plant genetic diversity. Dependence on just a few crops has made food production dangerously vulnerable to crop failures.  Further, climate change conditions with increasing frequency...