More than 30 per cent of world’s organic producers are in India
But they are mostly marginal farmers sharing only 2.59 per cent of total area under organic cultivation
Promoting input-based enterprises to spread organic farming
Promotion around locally available options can be sustainable solution
Survey pegs 1.5% of world's farmland under organic cultivation
India has most number of organic cultivators but only 1.1% of acreage
FSSAI rules for organic farmers ‘pushing them out of business’
Farmer organisations, companies say concerns not addressed
Are eco-friendly products really any good?
Eco-friendly products come with thick wrapping and an expensive price tag not everyone can afford.
Himalayas: the agenda for development and environment
We need to think about a pan-Himalayan development strategy which is based on the region's natural resources, culture and traditional knowledge