2nd - 4th February 2018

In soil and organic farming lie solutions to climate change.

19th - 25th February 2018

Rejuvenation of biodiversity, soil & water on small farms to produce diverse, healthy, fresh, ecological food for all.

9th - 11th March 2018

The course will show the common roots of violence that cause harm and destruction to both women and nature and a path to the interconnected liberation of all beings.

16th - 18th March 2018

Seed is the source of life & the source of food, Seed freedom is the basis of food democracy, seed diversity is the basis of Agroecology.

6th - 8th April 2018

Health is a continuum from the earth to our bodies; from the soil, to the plants, to our gut & our brain.

1st - 30th September 2018

Bringing the earth & biodiversity to the heart of food and agriculture.


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Earth Journeys to explore Indian Biodiversity and Food Heritage

Navdanya has been protecting biodiversity and cultural diversity with local communities across 17 states in India. The earth journeys provide an opportunity to visit the Navdanya communities, participate in their culture and agriculture taste the local food diversity.

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Garwhal - 2nd to 8th October 2017

The Garhwal Himalaya, the source of the Ganga and her tributaries, is also called Dev Bhoomi the “Land of the Divine”.

Bhoomi 2017: Listening to the Mountains

Bhoomi 2017: Listening to the Mountains New Delhi, 1st October: Navdanya, in collaboration with India International Centre, concluded its annual festival Bhoomi, dedicated this year to Listening to the Mountains –...

How agricultural chemicals are poisoning our world. And all the (false) myths about them

How agricultural chemicals are poisoning our world. And all the (false) myths about them By Ruchi Shroff – LifeGate, 18 September 2017 | Source A world free from poisonous chemicals is possible. And it’s in our hands. The op-ed by the Director of Navdanya...

The Toxic Story of RoundUp: Freedom from the Poison Cartel through Agroecology

The Toxic Story of RoundUp: Freedom from the Poison Cartel through Agroecology The report describes the origins and growth of the Poison Cartel and the ways in which these giant agri-business companies (Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta, Chem China, Dow, Dupont,...

The fight against GM mustard in India is crucial for the global war on GMOs

The fight against GM mustard in India is crucial for the global war on GMOs By Ruchi Shroff - LifeGate, 1 August 2017 Italiano Source If approved, GM mustard would become the first GMO to enter India's food chain: this is why the fight doesn’t...

About Navdanya

Navdanya means “nine seeds” (symbolizing protection of biological and cultural diversity) and also the “new gift” (for seed as commons, based on the right to save and share seeds In today’s context of biological and ecological destruction, seed savers are the true givers of seed. This gift or “dana” of Navadhanyas (nine seeds) is the ultimate gift – it is a gift of life, of heritage and continuity. Conserving seed is conserving biodiversity, conserving knowledge of the seed and its utilization, conserving culture, conserving sustainability.

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