#Sustainable Agriculture

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How the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is changing lives in India’s heartland

Can crop yield be increased by using less seed, water and no chemical fertilizers? Read on to find out what System Rice Intensification (SRI) is and how it ...
on May 4, 2015

GM crops: From Waiting List to Confirmed in India’s farmland

India may shortly join the league of GMO patrons. Having lifted the ban on field trials of GM crops, PM Modi has hailed the move as a second green revolutio...
on Apr 15, 2015

How farmers in Jaisalmer are using traditional ‘khadin’ agriculture to beat the heat

The Khadin agricultural system has been around for centuries, and is still a technique that allows farmers to maximise their water usage for irrigation.
on Jan 21, 2015

Fairtrade India presents a photography competition – Your Food, Your Farmer

Fairtrade India's photography competition could lead you to a weekend stay at a Fairtrade farm!
on Nov 7, 2014

Voices: How waste segregation can help contribute to rural agriculture

Simple waste segregation, both at individual and community levels, can help farms recover their lost fertility and biomass.
on Nov 4, 2014

From Ficus To Filter: Why Indian coffee is sustainable by design

We are the only country in the world where 100% of our coffee is grown under the shade of forest trees. Yet, so much of Indian coffee changing now.
on Oct 17, 2014