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Meet Dattatreya Hegde: A farmer with a flair for conserving special pickle mango types in the Western Ghats


MANGO ORCHARD OF DATTATREYA

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Workshop on Custodian Farmers of Agricultural Biodiversity: Policy support for their roles in use and conservation (New Delhi, 11-12 February 2013)

WORKSHOP ON CUSTODIAN FARMERS OF AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY

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Through the lens: women from the Western Ghats

Author: h.lamers@cgiar.org - Published At: 24 Feb., 2016 18:22 MYT - (109 Reads)
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As we near International Women's Day, Ewa Hermanowicz reflects on lessons learned from the resilient women she met while filming in India on the sidelines of an research project that takes a participatory and gender-responsive approach.

Bearing the fruit of action

Author: maninder.kaur@cgiar.org - Published At: 7 Oct., 2014 14:36 MYT - (495 Reads)

Narasimha Hegde writes about how people from different backgrounds and communities are coming together to save and sow certain kinds of fruit species in a village in Sirsi.

“For the first time, women in our village from different ethnic groups decided to form a women’s group called Matrabhoomi (mothers’ land) and started producing kokum juice concentrate. This with great success, as the first batch of 350 litres was well received by shopkeepers as a natural product of high quality.

Theatre play as marketing tool

Author: h.lamers@cgiar.org - Published At: 27 June, 2014 19:46 MYT - (1240 Reads)

How to engage farming communities in markets? For the TFT project we used theater play to explain our communities about the marketing of native fruit diversity with very promising results. See the story of the play in slides at Theatre Play 'The Spineless Durian'(external link) Enjoy and learn more about marketing crop diversity!

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