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CSA wins Sakshi Excellence award in Farming

CSA wins Sakshi Excellence Award in farming category for the year 2016. The award was received by Dr. GV Ramanjaneyulu, Executive Director, CSA on 14th May, 2017 in Hyderabad more details (http://www.sakshiexcellenceawards.com)

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eKrishi Mobile application

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We are happy to announce the launch of eKrishi crop advisory app for android. This would initially launched in english but getting translated into various Indian Languages. In addition to providing knowledge on organic/natural farming/NPM practices, this would link the farmers/field level functionaries to other master farmers, experts and scientists who can help in problem diagnosis

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2016 Organic Farming and Marketing

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1st to 5th March, 2016 Register online last date for registration 14th February, 2016. Download application form Training-2016 NOMINATION FORM Decades back it was about oils and coca cola, few years back it was about food adulteration, few months back it was Maggi and now it is about vegetables; we all heard them for wrong reasons. Either contamination

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Indian smallholders in dynamic markets

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Indian smallholders in dynamic markets A study on the expectations of Hivos partners and their producers towards changing market structures within the rice chain in India Master thesis Margriet van der Zouw dowloand 081204MP Margriet van der Zouw – final version Annex 1-final Annex 2-final  

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“Non- Pesticidal Management in Crops: Community Managed Extension, Processes and Impacts”

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“Non- Pesticidal Management in Crops: Community Managed Extension, Processes and Impacts” BY MAHESH MALGATTI A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of Post-Graduate School, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi dowloand NPM thesis, plates Final Plates

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CONSTRUCTING AGRARIAN ALTERNATIVES: THE CASE OF NON-PESTICIDAL MANAGEMENT IN ANDHRA PRADESH

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Constructing Agrarian Altenratives_Quartz Constructing Agrarian Alternatives Abstract A PhD thesis by Julia Quarz, a student of Science Policy Research from Wageningen University based on a five years research among the farmers in Andhra Pradesh.  

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2010: Shifting Land Use Patterns in Andhra Pradesh: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security

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Study on ‘Shifting Land Use Patterns in Andhra Pradesh: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security’  2010 Download 2010 Shifting Land Use Patterns in Andhra Pradesh- Implications for Agriculture and Food Security Author: S. Seethalakshmi

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Open Source Seed Systems

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141029 OSSN report Study on Establishing an Open Source Seed Systems in India supported by Hivos, Oxfam Novib, Agrobiodiversity Community Study report by Dr. G. V. Ramanjaneyulu Dr. G. Rajashekar

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Study on Best Practices in Agrodiversity Conservation and Use

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141020 Best Practices in Agrodiversity Conservation A study on Best practices in Agrodiversity conservation for scaling up. supported by Hivos and Oxfam Novib for Agro Biodiversity Community Study report by Dr. Zakir Hussain

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Organic cultivation: learning from the Enabavi example

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download another article in english: GREEN Village enabavi Is it possible to get a good yield without using chemical fertilizers? Will a shift to organic affect our food security? Can we manage insect pests without using pesticides? Will organic cultivation still be profitable for farmers? These are some of the often asked questions by farmers when

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Conference on ‘Mainstreaming Agro-Ecological Approaches in Farming’

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Organized by Centre for Sustainable Agriculture and Indian Society for Agro-Ecology 1st and 2nd March, 2015, Chandigarh Agro-ecological approaches are increasing being recognised as the way forward for the food, nutritional security and livelihood security of the small and marginal farmers across the world.  In this approach, ecological practices to increase productivity, improve soil fertility

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Seed Production and Marketing (2014)

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Training program on ‘Contemporary Approaches to Seed Production and Marketing’ 8-12th December, 2014 CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE (CSA) and Naisarghik Sheti Beej Producer Company Limited is pleased to announced a Training Programme on Contemporary Approaches in Seed Production and Marketing to be held at Wardha, Maharastra from 8th to 12th December, 2014. Centre for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA) is a professional resource organization engaged

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A Decade of Bt Cotton in India (2012)

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Workshop Report on ‘A Decade of Bt Cotton in India a Report’ Conference organized at India International Centre, New Delhi on by Centre for Environment Education, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture & Council for Social Development June 11th-12th 2012 Executive Summery A review process of ten years of Bt cotton in India was initiated by Centre for Environment Education

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Alternatives to Endosulfan (2011)

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NPM alternatives to Endosulfan recommendations

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Non Pesticidal Management: learning from experiences (2009)

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Book Chapter Non Pesticidal Management: learning from experiences (2009) G.V. Ramanjaneyulu,M.S. Chari, T.A.V.S. Raghunath, Zakir Hussain and Kavitha Kuruganti in Integrated Pest Management:: Innovation-Development Process, edited by Rajendra Peshin and Ashok Dhawan

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Pesticides, Residues and Regulation in India: a case of vegetables in Hyderabad (2007)

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Download Report 2007 Pesticides Residues and Regulation in India- a case of vegetables in Hyderabad The deep crisis affecting the farming community in India largely escapes the imagination of the urban population. It might be because food production is almost completely delinked here from food consumption. Food is seen as a commodity which can be bought

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The Seed Sector in India (2005)

A study on Seed Sector in India Report by Kavitha Kuruganti Supported by International Institute for Environment and Development Download Report

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The Story of Bt Cotton in Andhra Pradesh (2005)

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Download the Report The Story of Bt Cotton in India and in Andhra Pradesh The Bt Cotton was introduced in 2002 with much hype about its performance in addressing the problems faced by the farmers. Three years later, field experiences show that there were erratic processes and results. The report is based on the field experiences

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Agriculture Minister visit to Punukula (2004)

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Mr. RaghuMinister for Agriculture, Government of AP visited punukula on 23rd November, 2004 to discuss personally understand how punukula made a shift to Non Pesticidal Management and farmers got benefited. Download the Report 121123 Agriculture Minister visit to Punukula

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No Pesticides No Pests (2004)

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Debunking the popular belief that chemical pesticides reduce pest problem, a small village Punukula, proved that moving away from pesticides is the only way to get out of chemical pesticides.  A village which has shown the way to the entire country how Non Pesticidal Management can help farmers to get of pesticide trap. Download the report 2004

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