Category Archives: Agroecology

“Beyond Corporate Driven Industrial Agriculture to Climate Resilient Agroecology: For a Hunger Free, Suicide Free, Poison Free Republic” – Delhi Workshop Report

A clear and strong case was made to promote agroecology to save farmers and advance food security across India by speakers and participants at the workshop organised by Navdanya, Environment Support Group, Center for Financial Accountability, Delhi Solidarity Group, People’s Resource Center and Focus on the Global South, in collaboration with Coalition for Environmental Justice in India, on 6th September… Read more »

‘Agro-ecological Farming is the way to India’s Future’ – Report of the workshop held in Bangalore on 6th August 2019

The workshop was hosted by Environment Support Group at SCM House, Bengaluru, on the 6th of August, 2019. The introduction to the workshop was given by Leo Saldanha of Environment Support Group, in which he highlighted the implications of agriculture in India being taken over by agribusiness corporations. “This is one of the most dangerous things to have happened to… Read more »

Beyond Corporate Driven Industrial Agriculture to Climate Resilient Agroecology: For a Hunger Free, Suicide Free, Poison Free Republic

Navdanya, Environment Support Group, Centre for Financial Accountability, Focus on the Global South, Delhi Solidarity Group, Peoples Resource Centre in collaboration with Coalition for Environmental Justice in India invite you to this workshop to be held on Friday, 6th September 2019 at the Constitution Club, New Delhi from 10 am to 2:30 pm. To register your participation, please fill in this… Read more »

Agroecological Farming is the way to secure India’s future: A Workshop Invitation

It is widely held that corporatised and centrally driven ‘Green Revolution’, ‘GMO Revolution’ and farming with hybrids and chemicals has destabilised farming and pastoral communities and caused widespread and adverse public health and environmental impacts. There is growing global concern that genetic and chemical contamination of agrobiodiversity is causing collapse of bees and other insect populations crucial to sustain food… Read more »

Budget push for zero budget farming but contradictions mar Andhra’s natural agri foray

Karnataka has demonstrated that standard budgetary allocation for agriculture can be rechannelled to promote agroecological farming. It is now clear that Andhra intends to move ahead with CRZBNF, with support from BNP Paribas and BMGF, as Kumar dismisses concerns raised about their involvement stating “we do not subscribe to your description of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and BNP Paribas… Read more »

A Review Of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme

An enquiry into an unprecedented transformation to natural farming globally. 16 October 2018 Downloads: A Review of AP CRZBNF – Saldanha -Oct 2018 – 3.5 MB   On the occassion of World Food Day, 2018, Environment Support Group is happy to share “A Review of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme”, authored by Leo F. Saldanha.  … Read more »