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Methane and Rice cultivation

  Over the last few years, there have been talks that rice cultivation will increase the amount of methane in the atmosphere. Although rice cultivation plays a very small role in methane emissions, the propaganda is designed to cover it up and obscure the real cause. The main argument put forward is that the promotion […]

12 सितम्बर को आयोजित ‘जैविक खेती जन संवाद’ की रिपोर्ट एवं कुदरती खेती की नयी पुस्तिका

प्रिय किसान साथियो, बेमौसमी बरसात के बावजूद 12 सितम्बर को आयोजित ‘जैविक खेती जन संवाद’ में 300 व्यक्तियों ने भाग लिया. खेद का विषय यह रहा कि इस में किसान संगठनों की भागेदारी बहुत कम रही; केवल तीन. पहली बार कुदरती खेती अभियान के किसी कार्यक्रम में राष्ट्रीय/राज्य स्तरीय सरकारी कृषि संस्थानों ने औपचारिक रूप […]

OFAI Recent Updates

After the Organic World Congress of IFOAM Organics International and hosted by the Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI), the responsibility of OFAI leadership was handed over by the pioneer members to the younger generation in 2018. The pioneer members like Dr. Claude Alvares, Sri. Bharat Mansata, Dr. Sujata Goel, Sri. Kapil Shah have shown […]

Karshika Mela: As organic as it gets

KOCHI: From spinach to pumpkins and dragon fruit, a variety of vegetables were on display, lending a spread of lavish colours. It was a union of organic farmers, who had gathered together with a variety of produce. The occasion was the Karshika Mela and Malayora Krisha Sastra Congress for farmers held at Palode in the […]

Farming the organic way with Juhi Chawla

Actress and environmentalist Juhi Chawla has now been announced as the brand ambassador by the Government of India for a women empowerment project. The actress will be the face of Womens Organic Festival of India. Juhi who owns two farms on the outskirts of Mumbai, says she couldnt be happier to take on this new […]

6th Beejotsav

Beejotsavat Nagpur from 6th to 8thApril2018, is a carnival of organic food, foodgrains, spices and the celebration of the sustainable, eco-friendly life style, visibility to seed saver and pastoral communities.

Independence through seed art

Gram Art Project is sowing seeds of change for the women of four villages On the border between Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh lies a little village called Paradsinga. Its a village with a difference, and has been the hub of culture and education in the area for the past three years or so. One of […]

Dantewada farmers lauded for taking up organic farming

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb 18 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday lauded the farmers of Naxal-hit Dantewada for bringing in a green revolution through organic farming. “This is a peaceful answer to Naxalism that Green Revolution can bring in a positive change in society rather than violence,” said Raman Singh. “The ‘Adim’ rice […]