Indian smallholders in dynamic markets

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  

Organic cultivation: learning from the Enabavi example

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 problems of modern agriculture are …

Conference on ‘Mainstreaming Agro-Ecological Approaches in Farming’

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 and address climate change go …

Seed Production and Marketing (2014)

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 in establishing models of sustainable …

A Decade of Bt Cotton in India (2012)

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 (Ahmedabad), Centre for Sustainable Agriculture …