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Kids are receptive and enthusiastic about the ‘organic’ lifestyle: Growing healthy vegetables at their own school – Tamil Nadu

Pankaja Srinivasan, The Hindu, August 25, 2015 | Read the full story here >> Alageswari tucks a tiny sapling into place and pats the soil down tenderly. A half smile plays on her lips. It is as if she is … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A long journey: Growing vegetables and carrying it to the weekly market – Andhra Pradesh

VISAKHAPATNAM, Mar 23, 2015 Tribals toil hard in the vast expanse of fertile lands to grow vegetables and come in groups to weekly market on road-side at Araku in Visakhapatnam District. Men and women walk miles to carry their produce. … Continue reading

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Advantage of Podu (slash-and-burn) cultivation: Almost all varieties of cereals and vegetables grow in one plot – Odisha & Andhra Pradesh

A HORTICULTURE technique, some 10,000 years old and forerunner to the systematic cultivation of food crops, is still practised by tribal societies living on hills and mountains the world over and the hill areas of Visakhapatnam are no exception. Known … Continue reading

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Gujarat High Court orders vegetable market for tribal vendors

The Gujarat High Court has ordered the nagarpalika authorities of a town in Tapi district to construct a vegetable market with all necessary amenities by September this year so that local tribals selling vegetables have a place to do business. … Continue reading

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How to cope with the climate change, government interventions and the demands of companies? “We support farmers”: A tribal self-help organization’s experience with organic orchards – West Bengal

The Green Revolution has changed life in Indian villages, but the main beneficiaries were the landlords. Daily labourers remain poor and marginalised. The limits of using ever more fertiliser and pesticides are becoming apparent. Many farmers are confused because extension … Continue reading

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