Thanal promotes and supports a sustainable form of agriculture which ensures
Our work involves not only projects on the ground, but also advocating changes in government policies. We currently run projects in Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad and Palakkad in Kerala.
Save Our Rice Campaign, Promotion of organic farming, Organic Bazaar and Centre for Agroecology and Environment Studies in Wayanad are some of our current projects.
Along with other organisations in Kerala, Thanal strongly campaigned for keeping Kerala free of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), leading to the Kerala government declaring the state 'GM-Free' in 2007. Thanal also supported the state governments efforts to develop a robust policy for organic farming in Kerala.
Kattampally Kaippad (The low lying coastal paddy field is called Kaipppad) in Kannur district was considered as one of the granaries of north Kerala.
Article about Banavasi Paddy utsav
An Article by S.Usha in a Magazine named Koodu
Paddy Art in the Rice fields by the farmer Anjaneya - Karnataka