#Rural Innovation

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BAIF’s Wadi Model bears fruit for small farmers

This integrated farming technique increases farmers' food and income security and protects them from the devastating effects of climate change.
on Nov 26, 2015

Sankalpa Rural Development Society puts an end to farmers’ water woes with affordable borewell recharge technology

Sikandar Meeranayak's innovative borewell recharge technology is transforming agriculture in the arid North Karnataka region.
on Nov 16, 2015

From debts to dreams – How farmers in Wardha are overcoming obstacles

Naandi Foundation helps farmers in Maharashtra rise out of debts and distress to achieve better agricultural productivity and financial security.
on Nov 10, 2015

Hubli’s farmers reap the benefits of a papaya revolution

Farmers in Hubli are partnering with Deshpande Foundation to protect themselves against the vagaries of the monsoon by growing papaya.
on Nov 9, 2015

Susandhi Krishi Chetana supplies the missing link for sustainable agricultural growth at the grassroots

Deshpande Foundation operates a first-of-its-kind agri-development programme that empowers rural youth to continue in farming and become crucial links betwe...
on Oct 19, 2015

No longer sitting ducks to drought, farmers in Hubli fight back by building ponds

Deshpande Foundation has successfully implemented a farm pond model for which farmers not just dedicate their land but whose cost they bear almost entirely.
on Oct 13, 2015