Agriculture and Food Sovereignty

Agriculture and Food Sovereignty

Promoting organic farming, conserving agro biodiversity - Sustainable agriculture for safe food and food sovereignty

Sustainable Resource Use and Management

Sustainable Resource Use and Management

Campaign on Zero Waste - Ethical, Efficient and Economical resource use for a toxic free and just world.

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Living Ecosystems

Living Ecosystems is a programme to study life supporting Eco Systems for its conservation.

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Thanal, Organic Bazaar, Zero Waste Centre will remain closed on Tuesday, 11th February for a Special Staff Meeting. Inconvenience regretted.

Dr. G. Nammalvar passes away

Dr. G. Nammalvar, a great agriculture scientist, philosopher and a simple farmer passes away today (30 December 2013) at Pattukkottai, Tamilnadu.

Zero Waste Thenmala Ecotourism

Thenmala Ecotourism Promotion Society launches Zero Waste programme with the Technical support of Thanal

10th Anniversary of Organic Bazaar and Organic Mela

10th anniversary of Organic Bazaar and Organic Mela to be organised at YMCA Statue on 6-9th November 2013 from 10am -7.30pm.The mela will showcase traditional rice varieties, Grocery and vegetables .

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Thanal's Organic farming efforts in asianet new's 'nallamannu' program

നിന്നെപ്പോലെ നിന്‍റെ അയല്‍ക്കാരനെ സ്നേഹിക്കുക; പ്ലാസ്റ്റിക്ക് കത്തിക്കാതിരിക്കുക

മരണത്തിന്റെ അരികെ നില്‍ക്കുന്ന ഒരാളെ കുറച്ചുകൂടി നേരത്തെ മരണത്തിലേക്ക് തള്ളിവിടാന്‍ ഈ പുകവലയങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് സാധിക്കും. എന്റെയും നിങ്ങളുടെയും വീട്ടില്‍ നിത്യേനെ അല്ലെങ്കില്‍ ആഴ്ചയിലോ മാസത്തിലോ ഒരുതവണ കത്തിക്കുന്ന പ്ലാസ്റിക് മാലിന്യത്തിന്റെ പുക മതി ഗുരുതരമായ ശ്വാസകോശ രോഗങ്ങള്‍ ഉള്ള രോഗികളെ, ശ്വാസകോശശേഷി കുറഞ്ഞ കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളെ, വൃദ്ധരെ ഒക്കെ ഒരു ദിവസമെങ്കിലും മുന്നേ മരണത്തിന്റെ കയങ്ങളിലേക്ക് തള്ളി വിടാന്‍! അതെ, കുഴപ്പമില്ല എന്ന് കരുതി നമ്മുടെ വീട്ടു പരിസരത്ത് അല്ലെങ്കില്‍ വഴിയരികില്‍ ഒരു തവണ ഞാനോ നിങ്ങളോ ഇടുന്ന തീ മറ്റൊരാളുടെ ചിതയിലേക്ക് വരെ നീളാന്‍ ഉള്ള സാധ്യത എപ്പോഴെങ്കിലും ആലോചിച്ചിട്ടുണ്ടോ?  ...  read full article

Coordinator of Zero Waste Himalaya Network and Regional Advisory Committee Member of GAIA Asia Pacific Region, Shibu is a also a guest faculty in Kerala Institute of Local Administration and State Institute of Rural Development under Ministry of Local Self Government of Kerala

Agri business is on the way

In the last week I got a phone call from Mohanakrishnan( name changed) who is an engineering student from Palakkad. I met him 5 years ago when I went to his school to talk on biodiversity and food security. He was in the 11th standard then. Most of the students in that school come from farming families .  ...  read full article

Horticulturist by training Mrs Usha is the national coordinator of Save Our Rice campaign and have been working in the field of sustainable and ecological agriculture for the last 15 years- training farmers and youth , working on the state and national policies to give more support for ecological ag

Yes!!! we can do organic farming

Organic farming is a form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost, and biological pest control and strictly excludes the use of chemical inputs.Think how good it is to produce what we eat. Of course the land is not the constrain because we can do farming in sacs and terrace also.  ...  read full article

Rahima Rahman is a student of BTech Horticulture from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University

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Resource library

Lead Poisoning
Study on Establishing Resource Recovery Centres for Slow decaying Organics and Non Biodegradable Discards Final Report â?? March 2011
Paddy Revival in Kattampally Kaippad: Achievements and Challenges
Save our rice
Edosulfan field guide - PAN-Germany’s Field Guide to Non-chemical Pest Management

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