Towards self-dependence: Culture and development-oriented research of indigenous crops – Telangana

The Hindu, 29 June 2017

“Mallapur was an excellent case study as people here had achieved self-dependence so far as food is concerned through cultivation of indigenous crops,” Ms. Vemula, whose husband worked in Adilabad as Agriculture Officer, disclosed as she gave reasons for the study.

“Research here should be culture and development-oriented. Our area is rich in culture but the poverty here is quite jarring,” opined Sidam Madhukar, a Raj Gond Adivasi himself who is a post-doctoral research fellow from University of Hyderabad. | Read the full report here >>

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