WEA Training – Building Women Leaders

WEA Training – Building Women Leaders

“I feel that this land belongs to me. I am a farmer, but no one recognizes me as such,” says Manasa from Challekere, in Chitradurga District. She is not alone in her views; Manasa’s sentiments are echoed by her peers and women farmers across India. “When I used to do...
Celebrating biodiversity

Celebrating biodiversity

‘Unity for Diversity’ was the motto of the People’s Biodiversity Festival held in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, from October 13 to 16, 2012. The program enabled local, regional, national and global networking for policy correction and collaboration regarding...
Sustainability in organic farming certification

Sustainability in organic farming certification

Recently, GREEN hosted a farmers’ meet in Kanakapura, for community members seeking organic farming certification through the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS). The main aim of this exercise was to identify, through interaction with the community, strategies that...
Food from your garden: ‘oota from thota’

Food from your garden: ‘oota from thota’

A growing number of people in urban cities and towns are looking to adopt a healthier, better rounded lifestyle. Many are increasingly becoming aware of the benefits of organically grown produce and are enthusiastic about setting up kitchen gardens in their homes. The...