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AGROECOLOGY AND INDIGENOUS FARMERS OF MEGHALAYA

  Like for many parts of the country Meghalaya’s economy is still highly dependent on agriculture. The primary sector (which includes agriculture and other natural resources extraction activities) contributes around 30% of the state’s GDP i.e., Rs. 8,168 crore out … Continue reading

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Indigenous agricultural practices hold key to maintaining biodiversity & mitigating climate change

INDIGENOUS AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES HOLD KEY TO MAINTAINING BIODIVERSITY & MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE Source: Indigenous agricultural practices hold key to maintaining biodiversity & mitigating climate change In early May 2017, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food hosted its 2nd International … Continue reading

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Why a Public Sector Indian Agronomist Embraced Agroecology

Original article published in Food Tank Article by Daniel Moss: Daniel Moss is the Executive Director of the AgroEcology Fund. He writes on food, water, and human rights topics for National Geographic, Huffington Post, and other media outlets. Dr. Carl Rangad was something … Continue reading

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Session 3: 2nd turning of the Compost at Laitsohpliah

On 1st December 2016, the second turning of compost making was conducted at Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. The methods were the same as was conducted during the previous session conducted a couple of days ago. In which the layers of the … Continue reading

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Green gold for farmers empowerment

For the last couple of years, a great deal of awareness on health consciousness among the people in Meghalaya, or any other region, has risen. It has led them to insist eating primarily on clean food. Today, most of the … Continue reading

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Agroecology: A Path We Walk On to Defend Mother Earth

Maria Estela Barco Huerta, General Coordinator of DESMI in Mexico, reflects on the agroecology learning exchange in Uganda that the Agroecology Fund hosted in partnership with the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa this Spring. When we received the invitation … Continue reading

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