Greenfingers

An Indian Abyss : Named Durgi

Apr 1, 2014 – I am in the Chota Nagpur plateau in eastern India near Ranchi in Jharkhand. There are...

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The German Way : Enriching Farmers Embracing the Environment

Feb 1, 2014 – Germany is a historical country, right from resisting and taking down the expansionist Roman empire, the...

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March of the Open Pollinated Varieties: Retreat of Hybrids?

Jan 1, 2014 – On my second visit to Maharashtra in a week, I am in Nagpur for the first...

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Of Kinship Over Kinnows

Oct 1, 2013 – When I received an invitation from the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council to speak at the conference...

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Time to Go Fishing in China

Aug 1, 2013 – The last time I was in China, I went on a three-week trek in Tibet around...

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Fed up rainfed Farmers

Jun 1, 2013 – Not far from the killing fields of Vidharbha in Maharashtra, I am on a visit to...

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Kinnow Farmer Survives; but wary of imports

Jan 1, 2013 – It is the coldest winter in many years as I drive from my village to Ghumankalan,...

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Destination Mozambique – Where Cashew and Mango Grows Wild

Nov 1, 2012 – I arrive in Nampula in north Mozambique on the invitation of Arpan Mathur, who has left...

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Under the Organic Tree, Who Loves to Lie with Me…

Sep 1, 2012 – I arrive in Gillankhera, a village in Haryana, in the middle of a swelteringly hot and...

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