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NPM: Seeding the new knowledge movement

In the seventies, most Indians were awe-struck with the success of the Green Revolution, that we just did not question the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers. The film is evidence that we were grossly mistaken. Farmers in villages of Anantapur andWarangal districts have adopted NPM or Non Pesticidal Management practices and have grown food… Read more »

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Permaculture by Nammalvar

a film by vinodh Baluchmay Nammalavar: For the realistic portrayal of an experiment in permaculture in Tamil Nadu with the message to change one’s perspective towards land, for its straightforward, yet interesting narrative, stunning visuals and original sound, and for its freshness of engagement with land with a holistic perspective- – Tinai film festival (Best Eco… Read more »

Escaping Pesticide Trap

The economics of addiction can be summed up in a few words: Sell a product that makes buyers need it more. Cotton farmers in Andhra Pradesh had descended into a seemingly hopeless abyss of escalating pesticide dependence and debt. Suicides were becoming common. “Non-Pesticide Management” was the tipping point that brought health and hope to… Read more »

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రైతు ఉత్పత్తిదారుల సంఘాల ఏర్పాటు

Process of Formation of Farmer Producers Group_SERP_Andhra Pradesh & DigitalGreen Farmer Producer Groups (FPG) helps farmers to organize themselves to address all significant concerns pertaining to agricultural produce marketing, reducing inputs costs with alternative methods like non pesticide management, farm mechanization, developing value chains and getting access to credit and information.