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Happening at GREEN Foundation

Marketing, Exhibition and Events 2018

we have taken many activities in order to create market linkages with GF farmers’s products which are produced by different producer groups from gross root level. We participated in sale-cum-exhibition event at different places in Bangalore. The program was organised...

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Seed Fair

Traditional seed fair was celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Pudukkottai district on 08-05-2018.GREEN Foundation and Vrutti jointly worked with three FPOs to set up a Community Seed Bank called Makarantham Community Seed Bank. Makarantham CSB members fully participated and...

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Rare Variety demonstration

RVD for Raagi was done at Veerayanadoddi, Hunusanahalli cluster. It was done on 10 Guntas (0.25 acre) of land. Raagi seeds were collected from various seed banks and 92 varieties were selected for RVD. Then nursery for Raagi was prepared, seeds were sown and covered...

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Open University Workshop

Change in Farming Lives in South India, Past and Present Purpose of the Research PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCHRESEARCH AREA INITIAL DIFFICULTIES FINDINGS OF THE RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS CONCLUSION The research helped to explore a strong interdisciplinary framework, in...

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KISAN 2015 – Indian Agriculture Trade Fair

GREEN Foundation and Janadhanya Farmers Federation participated in the KISAN Fair that was held at Bangalore International Exhibition Center from February 9th -11th 2015. This event was supported by Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India and Department of Agriculture...

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Rare Variety Demonstration – A visit

The modern agricultural trend enhanced the erosion of agro biodiversity resulting in loss of valuable traditional crops and varietal local indigenous seeds.Conserving the diverse indigenous crop varieties has been an ongoing program by GREEN Foundation. The prime...

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Urban Krishi Mela 2014

GREEN Foundation participated in the Annual Urban Krishi Mela held by University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore(UAS-B) at GKVK Campus, Bangalore from November 19th to 21st. The Mela exhibited different varieties of food grains like Ragi, Paddy, Field Beans, Cow...

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Reaping the Organic crops with big smiles

The Savyava Bhagya Yojane(Organic Village Program) was initiated in 5 villages of Kanakapura during the beginning of this year in collaboration with the Karnataka State Agriculture Department. Janadhanya Farmers Federation supplied the seeds for this cropping season...

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Powered by Nature – Organic Inputs

Organic inputs are an integral part of sustainable agriculture and alternatives to chemical fertilizers and pesticides playing an active role in the act of eco-intensification. A fertile soil should have the right porosity, water holding capacity and organic matter in...

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Mahila Samvada 2014

Mahila Samvada, a set of interactive capacity building programs for rural women farmers were conducted in the month of August from 19th to 25th, totalling 5 batches in 5 days. The dates on which these capacity building training sessions were conducted are 19th, 20th,...

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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...

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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...

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