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Indigenous knowledge for sustainable development and food security: United Nations recognition of “Globally Important Agriculture Heritage Systems” practiced by tribal communities – Odisha

Indigenous knowledge and farming practices of the region’s tribal people recognised for promoting food security and conserving biodiversity Traditional farming systems in India have received a major boost at a time when Indian agriculture is struggling to come to terms … Continue reading

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Ten herbal farms that restored the economic viability of agriculture: Bringing Tribals together “in a sustainable collective asserting their connection to the land” – Chhattisgarh

Rajni George, OPEN Magazine (Profile), 25 July 2014 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> Jadi booti: literally, roots and plants, the extracts from the roots of plants and shrubs generally defined as herbs, popularly ascribed to … Continue reading

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How to fight malnutrition and increase diversity of choice for lower-income households? Improve traditional supply chains! – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Addressing malnutrition requires a multisectoral approach that includes complementary interventions in food systems, public health and education. This approach also facilitates the pursuit of multiple objectives, including better nutrition, gender equality and environmental sustainability. […] Both traditional and modern supply … Continue reading

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Land rush and sustainable food security by MS Swaminathan

M.S. Swaminathan (Chairman, MSSRF, and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha) Managing our soil and water resources in a sustainable and equitable manner needs a new political vision, which can be expressed through the proposed Land Acquisition Bill and the recently … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Honey Bee Day celebrated to highlight the importance of pollinators: Practical support for sustainable development in villages near Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

World Honey Bee Day observed by agriculturists in Western Ghats NagercoilWorld Honey Bee Day was observed by Tribal Foundation at Irenipuram, an agricultural village in Kanyakumari district in the Western Ghats on August 17, 2019. Honey bee nests were distributed … Continue reading

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