Sujathamma: individual seed saver

Sujathamma: individual seed saver

Sujathamma: individual seed saver Confident and outspoken, Sujathamma is a natural leader of her community, mixing a strong sense of sense of purpose with a cool dose of truthfulness and honesty in everything she does. But as she explains, this was not always the...
Shivrudraiah

Shivrudraiah

Shivrudraiah The economics of organic farming Like many farmers in and around Kanakapura Taluk near Bangalore city, Shivrudraiah says he was initially skeptical of organic practices and sustainable agriculture when he heard of them through GREEN. What he did know for...
Manjulamma

Manjulamma

Manjulamma Women as custodians of biodiversity Manjulamma knows the challenges of being a farmer: if it is not troublesome pests and diseases that cause worry, then it is the lack of proper water supply that pose a threat to her family’s food security. Sometimes, even...
Chandre Gowda

Chandre Gowda

Chandre Gowda A path to a sustainable future Chandre Gowda’s eyes light up at the sight of his two children, little 4-year-old Rakshita and her younger brother 2-year-old Rakesh. As a father and family man, his greatest concern is the wellbeing of his family. With a...
Lakshmamma

Lakshmamma

Lakshmamma On a warm, sunny day in the small village of Kulumedoddi, 62-year-old Lakshmamma is waiting outside her home to finish a deal with Janadhanya, the farmer’s society initiated by GREEN which helps provide market linkage for organic produce. Lakshmamma has 50...