A Farm Ground for the Groundnut Farmers July 16, 2013, 8 a.m.
Summary: Developing commodity cooperatives requires large-scale database management and analysis for which MIS has proved to be an appropriate tool.
Sustainable Agriculture, as we all know goes hand in hand with nature, along with its available resources and human habitation, which depends on it for the day-to-day living. But what happens when nature is not so generous and creates obstacles where one struggles very hard to produce a crop out of dry hard soil... that is when sustainability becomes equivalent to survival. I have seen this struggle as well as the spirit to move on, in Anantapur. I ...read more
Sustainable Agriculture Project, Changing Lifestyle Feb. 9, 2013, 10:10 p.m.
Summary: Innovative irrigation methods by Dilasa for Sustainable Agriculture across Vidarbha region.
Optimum and proper utilisation of available natural resources without causing any adverse effect on nature, is one of the major premises for Sustainable Agriculture Projects. Shirpur Model is a good example of addressing irrigation - the most important factor in crop cultivation. Utilising the existing source of water, be it a canal, river or natural catchment area was the idea of this model. Dilasa in Maharashtra - Yavatmal district has taken it one step further and introduced Diversification-based Irrigation ...read more