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In Sikkim, a crop of young entrepreneurs is leading the charge for a shift to organic farming
Decades after farmers on India’s plains flocked to the Green Revolution, reliant on chemical fertilisers to drive agricultural growth, the northeast Himalayan state of Sikkim is trying its luck with organic farming – a pull for young, green-minded entrepreneurs who could help get the produce to market.

Last year, Sikkim was declared 100% organic by the government, while across the country, organic farming is growing rapidly.

India has the world’s highest number of organic producers at...

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Workshop on making safe and natural colors at Navdanya's Living Foods Center
Date : 25 February 2017

Time : 12:00pm - 1.30pm

Venue : A 61 Hauz Khas, Ground Floor, New Delhi

RSVP : 011-26968077, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Charges : Rs. 2000

Come and join Navdanya in celebrating ecological Holi with biodiversity based colours that will neither harm their health nor the Earth that sustains us.Our innovative team will teach you how to make natural colours at

"Navdanya Living Food Centre",

* Place your orders in advance for celebrating a safe and ecological Holi, as gifts...

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Free trade: A corporate scam
Freedom” has become such a contested term. When we, as people, use freedom we refer to people’s freedom to live, earn livelihood, to have access to vital resources like food, water, seed, land, health, education, knowledge, work, creativity, communication, etc.

 

Large corporations define freedom as “free trade”, which is corporate globalisation. The freedom of corporations and their masked owners is misused to destroy the Earth’s ecological fabric — the fabric of people’s...

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Gandhi, Globalisation & Gross National Happiness (GNH ): 29 October- 9 November 2017
From violence to non-violence; From Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Globalisation as the dominant project of our time is being rejected everywhere. Brexit, the US election are examples of the rejection of the world of free trade and globalisation. The choice we face for a post globalisation world is whether society will retreat into narrow walls based on cultural differences, the rule of hate and the rule of violence or humanity will evolve to its highest...

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A-Z of Agroecology & Organic Food Systems 1- 30 September 2017


Each of us whether we are farmers or eaters faces a choice between two systems. One is a system based on globalised cooperate control, chemicals and poisons, GMO and patent monopolies & fossil fuels which is contributing to 75% of the planets ecological destruction, wiping the livelihoods of small farmers and family farms and creating an epidemic of food style diseases. The second food system is based on strong vibrant local economies, ecological processes...

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