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Navdanya has started rejuvenating another lost garden in Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh named Rani Ka Bag recently. There are 13 gardens identified by the INTECH in Khajuraho. Navdanya started rejuvenating Lost Gardens of Khajuraho in association with the INTECH Belgium in the year 2008. The endeavor......


At this peaceful Organic farm and School in the Doon valley in the north of India, World Climate day is full of children’s voices. Two school classes of boys and girls in the age 15-18, have come from Vidya and Child School of Noida, U.P. led......


Bonn, 21.9.2010

On the 16th of September over 200 participants traveled to Bonn from 15 countries in order to participate in the conference Inspiration for Living Change, jointly organized by IFOAM and COLABORA.

Eleven Alternative Nobel Prize laureates, Vandana Shiva (India), Percy and Louise Schmeiser (Canada), Ibrahim and Helmy Abouleish from SEKEM......


Navdanya successfully organised a training course  "Soil Not Oil" from 3-5th September at its Biodiversity conservation farm in village Ramgarh on old shimla road in Doon valley. Total of 26 participants including interns from India and abroad participated in the training course. Participants included farmers from Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, students, activists and academicians from......


Representatives of the Dongria Kondh, both men and women were travelling from Niyamgiri to attend the conference in Delhi and narrate the atrocities Vedanta is committing against them and the forests when, in a shocking incident - signal of Vedanta’s rule of terror - they were beaten and abducted by......


Subject: Excess police torture on Dangaria Tribals
Date: 13.08.2010

To
Shri K.G. Balakrishnan,(Former CJI),
Hon’ble Chairman,
National Human Rights Commission,
Faridkot house, Copernicus Marg,
New Delhi-110001.

Subject: - Excess police torture on Dangaria tribals.

Respected Sir,

I, Sidharth Nayak a resident of......


Yesterday, 12th of August 2010 Research Foundation for Science Technology and Ecology and the Save Niyamgiri Movement joined hands to hold a policy dialogue “Niyamgiri: a test case for the defense of our forests and tribals”, at the Constitution Club in New Delhi to support the struggle of Niyamgiri, its......


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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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