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Cow Urine Kills Farm Pests in India’s First Fully Organic State
Nimtshreng Lepcha seeps medicinal leaves in cow urine and sprays the brew over his tomatoes. It’s the main way pests are repelled on his farm in the Himalayan foothills and across the northeastern state of Sikkim, the first in India to go fully organic.

For more than a decade, Sikkim’s 66,000 farmers have shunned chemical weed killers, synthetic fertilizers and gene-altered seeds. Their return to traditional farming methods has made the tiny state, sandwiched between China, Nepal and...

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‘Udta Punjab’ Opens Our Eyes To Green Revolution’s Toxic Legacy

The Green Revolution, which began in Punjab, was given a Nobel Peace prize based on the narrative that new seeds and chemicals would create prosperity and hence peace. But by 1984, Punjab was a land of violence and war. 30,000 people had been killed.

It was this divergence between the Green Revolution myth and the reality of violence that compelled me to conduct a research on what was happening in Punjab.

 
Navdanya’s partners with VNSSM and CICR to make Maharashtra suicide, poison and debt free.
With the aim of giving more options to dry land Vidarbha farmers and promoting organic farming replacing genetically modified crops and curbing uncontrolled use of pesticides in agriculture for protecting biodiversity through special action plan Maharashtra govt. and with help of Navdanya of environmental activist  Vandana Shiva  planned project to give seeds  desi cotton varieties (mainly short duration and long staple or lint size) for cultivation along with with seeds of pulses and...

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The great seed piracy
A great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The privateers of today include not just the corporations — which are becoming fewer and larger through mergers — but also individuals like Bill Gates, the “richest man in the world”.

When the Green Revolution was pushed in India and Mexico, farmers’ seeds were “rounded-up” and locked in international institutions, which used these seeds to breed green revolution varieties which responded to chemical...

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The Mango Festival, Amrapali
Celebrate the first drops of rains at Navdanya’s Biodiversity organic farm redolent with the smells of ripening native organic mangoes. Form the 1st to 3rd of July 2016, we have for you over nine varieties of these yellow and green mangoes to tempt each corner of your tongue. We call you to join us in a celebrations of our Mango Festival.

Mango is revered as the “fruit of immortality” as per the Jain tradition and Mango groves were housed Buddha and his disciples. “The King of...

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