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Over-eating, Wastage Leads To Loss Of One Fifth Of The World’s...

London: Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers worldwide is lost through over-eating or wastage, according to a new study. The...

Women Farmers Battle Tradition, Self-doubt To Own Land In Uttar Pradesh

By Rina Chandran Taardeh, Uttar Pradesh: Anjali has worked on the land nearly all her life, first with her tenant-farmer parents, and then alongside her...

Only A New Law Will Guarantee Women Have Land Rights: MS...

By Rina Chandran Chennai: India must pass a law granting women equal rights to land as men if the country is to ensure more food is...
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Women Are ‘Seed Guardians’ In These Odisha Villages

Bhimdanga, an otherwise nondescript village in Odisha's Kalahandi district, has a special citation for its visitors. The entrance to the village has a board that reads "An Organic and Fairtrade Certified Village". 12 women in the village, called the 'seed guardians', are on a mission to protect and enhance their agriculture produce through organic farming.