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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 … Continue reading

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Indigenous knowledge for sustainable development and food security: United Nations recognizes India’s “Globally Important Agriculture Heritage Systems” – Odisha and Kerala

Jyotika Sood  @Jyotika_Sood Date:Jan 4, 2012 | Read the full report here >> 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 … Continue reading

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Achieving better nutrition and more sustainable food systems: Traditional food supply chains play a role in fighting malnutrition – 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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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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Sustainable resource use and Forest Conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forest in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

Courtesy  Davidson Sargunam © 17 August 2016 The Kaani indigenous people live in 48 Settlements in the deep jungles, forests and hills of Kanyakumari in the biological Hot spot of the Western Ghats in India. The district receives two Monsoons … Continue reading

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