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AGROECOLOGY AND INDIGENOUS FARMERS OF MEGHALAYA

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  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

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

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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

Why a Public Sector Indian Agronomist Embraced Agroecology

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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

Session 3: 2nd turning of the Compost at Laitsohpliah

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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

Green gold for farmers empowerment

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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

Agroecology: A Path We Walk On to Defend Mother Earth

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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