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People in Agriculture

Women farmers working in a field

Posted On 16/06/2022 in Farming Types , People in Agriculture , Sustainability

Zero Budget Natural Farming in India

Padma Shri Subhash Palekar drew from ancient Indian texts, forest ecosystems and a formal degree in agriculture to develop and propagate ZBNF in the 1990s. This system relies on traditional practices to produce crops devoid of chemical inputs and in effect, revert to the pre-Green Revolution period of farming.

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Field of marigold

Posted On 07/06/2022 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - Pappammal

If you want proof that being outdoors is one of the best ways to stay healthy, then all you have to do is look at the life of R Pappammal of Thekkampatti village near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Almost the entire day, this 105-year old organic farmer is in the field, doing what generations of her family have done - farming the land with dedication.

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Farmer ploughing the field with cattle

Posted On 25/05/2022 in People in Agriculture


More often than not, the images we see are cliched - old, sun-burnt farmers and young IT professionals. The contrasts go on until you are faced with an alternative: a young person, perhaps in front of their computer, but sitting in a field rather than the IT department of some corporate entity!

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Field of lavendar

Posted On 07/05/2022 in People in Agriculture , Seeds

People in Agriculture - Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva's work in seed freedom, bioethics, climate security and women’s empowerment has made her a powerhouse and a powerful voice in the domain of agriculture and allied fields not just in India but all over the world as well.

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Green field

Posted On 19/01/2022 in People in Agriculture

Rural Entrepreneurship in Indian Agriculture

One of the most important personality traits of an entrepreneur is their drive to ‘do’ things and therefore, they will find every possible opportunity and means to face challenges and achieve their goals. This optimism is perhaps one of the common traits an entrepreneur shares with a farmer. For most farmers, agriculture is not just a job - they till the earth with the hope that it will be bountiful in more ways than one.

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