Modi Government's skewed farm sector priorities continue to cause Farmer Distress
While most farmers and farm land are from rainfed areas, the government focuses only on irrigated areas. How long will this unfair treatment continue?
Telangana to get its own bull a la ongole
Thanks to the conservation efforts of local tribals helped by NGOs, the 'Nallamala Poda', a species native to Mahbubnagar in Telangana, will soon be recognised as special breed of Telangana. It is estimated that the state has around 25,000 such bulls.
Small farmers eye big fish in Jharkhand
Pisciculture is changing the lives of farmers by offering a good alternative to land-based agriculture. Backed by the government, it is picking up well.
Small scale fishworkers fishing for jobs elsewhere
Fishers livelihoods are being directly threatened by mechanised fishing methods and ecologically destructive fishing practices.
One single programme made many women realise their latent potential
Lives of several women in Bihar’s Madhubani district have undergone a sea change, making them independent and powerful, thanks to the Poorest Area Civil Societies Programme.
How to solve the problems of India's rain-dependent agricultural land
It is projected that India will need to grow its agricultural output 12% to feed its people in 2020. Much of this has to come by growing more on the same amount of land. This land, however, is weakening and withering.