A mix of Millets, corns, legumes and vegetables used by tribals in the same plot. Photo: Aparna Pallavi, Down to Earth

Climate Change and Agriculture: Where is the National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture?

Adaptive Agriculture: A mix of Millets, Corn, Legumes and Vegetables grown by tribals in the same plot. Photo: Aparna Pallavi, Down to Earth When the farmers were losing their crop due to less or no rain, the government was still speculating…

Netravathi River in its upper reaches Photo: Parineeta Dandekar, SANDRP

Yettinahole Diversion DPR: New Avataar, old problems

River Netravathi in the upper reaches Photo: Parineeta Dandekar, SANDRP Like a many-headed serpent, Yettinahole (Netravathi) Diversion Project refuses to die. Every time one of its head is cut, it grows a new head. Following criticism of the Project Report [i](based on…

Mithi riverfront

Riverfront Development in India: Cosmetic make up on deep wounds

  There is a rush of riverfront development schemes in India. We have heard of Sabarmati Riverfront development being drummed many times, followed by the proposed rejuvenation of Ganga, supposedly on the lines of Sabarmati. What does Riverfront Development entail?…

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