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For more than a century, Kerala’s forest-dwelling tribes have been repeatedly evicted for power projects. Faced with another displacement, the tribes refuse to give up their rights.
Sunday, January 3, 2021 - 16:49
With no signs of the coronavirus infection abating, moringa farmers in Tamil Nadu use the increasing demand for natural immunity boosters to their advantage, by value addition.
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 19:59
As many struggled to buy farm inputs and sell produce, the farmer producer companies (FPCs) came forward to help.
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 12:32
Vedharajan Balaji is creating awareness about mangrove and seagrass ecosystems among coastal communities, by involving them.
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 18:11
The intervention of a federation of farmer producer organizations, with the support of a few companies, helped the farmers get a better price.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 11:59
With the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, fishermen and women whose livelihood depends on a daily catch find it hard to meet household needs.
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 16:26
Farmers in India’s east coast, which is vulnerable to cyclones and floods, have found commercial success by growing vetiver, a perennial grass that has a variety of uses.
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 14:46
With abandoned bore wells turning hazardous for children, farmers in Tamil Nadu are on a voluntary drive to convert them into rainwater harvesting structures.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 23:58
With increasing popularity of clam meat, units processing these molluscs enable women to make a sustainable living without leaving their village.
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 19:43
Thorny cactus plants and wild trees provide multiple benefits as bio-fences and are making a comeback in Tamil Nadu.
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 23:30