India’s experience will help it lead the charge on hunger and food security worldwide
08/09/2014
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Country: India
The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) to recognise the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving global food security.
19/08/2014
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Country: India
Two initiatives in South India.
29/07/2014
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Country: India
Thottiankulam village on the Sevaiyur-Tuticorin highway in Virudhunagar district is bone dry all through the year. Farmers, mostly small and marginal, have either left the place seeking work in towns or have moved to other vocations.
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Country: India
The ‘gola’ or grain basket, built on elevated ground in Goyadham village in Sunderban’s South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, is central to the food security of several households here. As Sofia Bibi, 45, says, “The grain is protected from the recurrent flooding and storms and we are ensured of a[...]
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Country: India
The International Year of Family Farming was celebrated by NIRMAN along with Kutia Kondh community at Guma G.P. office in Tumudibandh block in Kandhamal district of Odisha with a renew a pledge to work on family farming. More than 78 farmers had joined in this. This celebration was part of[...]
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Country: India