agriculture

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

| Apr 28, 2021

Sowing Revolution

Agroecology as an alternative to India’s failed agrarian system.

| Jun 02, 2014

Seeding the future

The use of modern seeds stands to erode the genetic diversity of local seed varieties in Nepal

| Jul 15, 2013

From jumia to Jumma

Shifting cultivation and shifting identities in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts.

| Apr 20, 2013

Industrial farming versus the peasantry

India’s government is going the ‘agritech’ route while low-input organic farming is better suited to smallholder farming households.

Contradictions of capitalism

Even as Sri Lanka’s smallholder agriculture dies a slow death, schemes to save the rural economy are only coming from urban intellectuals.

| Oct 01, 2010

Charting change

From the Himalaya to Male, there are clear signs that climate change is real.

| Oct 01, 2009

Seeding disaster

Corporate monopoly over seeds is not the answer to the global food crisis, but rather an unacknowledged cause of it.

| Mar 12, 2009

A Gangetic pesticide soup

Synthetic pesticides are not only present in our rivers, agricultural fields and groundwater – they are also within our people. We can ban these chemicals, but what is out there is already out there.

| Sep 01, 2006

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