Tag: Farmers

Tapping the Buzz of Bee-keeping in the Nilgiris

Updated on 20 July 2021 Any basic biology textbook will teach you that bees, being key crop pollinators, are crucial for a region’s biodiversity. Pollinators...

Low-Cost Vermicompost Instead of Inorganic Fertilizers | Hear from Small Farmers...

Vermicompost revived soil quality, reduced input costs, and made farmers self-sufficient through lockdowns.

Clash of the Toolkits: Where Farmers’ Concerns and Environmental Activism Converge

When we blame farmers for polluting the environment, we completely miss the intersection that exists between food production, ecology, and the threat that neo-liberal market reforms pose.

Where Are The Farmers In Our Conversations On Sustainable Consumption?

This is the second article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

Adaptation Innovation in the Face of Natural Disasters: An “Insurance Plus”...

As soon the Indian Meteorological Department issued warnings of Cyclone Nivar approaching off the Southwest Bay of Bengal, state governments kicked into damage control...

Solutions to the Smoke: Upcoming Alternates to Stubble Burning

If there is anything that can survive through the toughest of times, it is internet memes. Just as the capital city became smokier, my...

Reviving the Thar Desert’s Camel Culture

Sumer Singh Bhati’s Whatsapp status is a photograph of a notice published in Rajasthan’s local newspaper. It informs that 12 kilometres of transmission lines...

The Genius of Market Fundamentalism

The genius of modern neo-liberal economics is that its ideas have been sold to us by those in power over the last few decades...

Demolishing Nurseries to Plant Trees on the Banks of the Yamuna

Every year during the monsoons my social media blows up with reports of the Yamuna floodplains brimming with water, closely followed by stories on...

What if We Could Pay Farmers to Grow and Protect Forests?

COVID-19 is a global tragedy. However, what is of greater concern is that the pandemic is merely a symptom of a much larger problem:...