The Amrita Bhoomi Learning Centre in Karnataka is one of dozens of education hubs around the world providing a space for farmer-to-farmer training in agroecology. The centre was born out of organising efforts of the local farmers’ movement KRRS (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha) founded by Professor Mahantha Devaru Nanjundaswamy.
GT Sujatha and her husband M Jagadish run a four-acre farm that is ten years… Read more →
In a move to strengthen food sovereignty and to promote rural self-sufficiency, Karnataka Rajya Raitha… Read more →
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Farmers groups and agricultural researchers in India have sent a letter today to the Prime Minister, with a copy to the relevant trade negotiators of India, urging the government not to accept any damaging intellectual property rights (IPR) provisions in the RCEP that will impact farmers’ seed freedoms and their access to planting materials.
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This report originally appeared in The Hindu on 15 June People visiting the Deputy Commissioner’s… Read more →
Several thousand small-holder farmers from across India held a massive demonstration in New Delhi, from… Read more →