Why have some Indian GI-tagged crops found international popularity, while others face competitive prices and the threat of reducing biodiversity?
Between 1992 to 2015, heat waves caused between 400 to 3000 deaths per year. However, these death numbers are gravely underreported, something which has caught the eye of the government too. Why are heat-related illnesses and deaths under-reported, and what impact does this data gap have on preparing for this extreme weather event?
What transformed the humble millet into an exotic grain?
As the Delhi Government pushes the Pusa decomposer as a successful alternative to stubble burning, New Delhi's farmers highlight its hits and misses.
The earnings from the land Dangi women own do not reach them: these benefits are monopolised by the men in their families.
Vermicompost revived soil quality, reduced input costs, and made farmers self-sufficient through lockdowns.
In the absence of the implementation of land consolidation laws, at lease 40 of Delhi's lal dora villages could face evictions for 'encroachment'.
As technical as the science may be, its accuracy—or the lack thereof—directly impacts Indians, many of whom take important livelihood decisions based on this data.
A solution to malnutrition in India lies in utilizing tribal communities' indigenous food systems within cross-sectional nutrition programmes.
This is the final article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...