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


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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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Bearing the fruit of action

Author: maninder.kaur@cgiar.org - Published At: 7 Oct., 2014 14:36 MYT - (29 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 - (262 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!

Native Fruit Trees: Of life and livelihoods…

Author: h.lamers@cgiar.org - Published At: 4 Feb., 2014 14:05 MYT - (141 Reads)
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One of our TFT colleagues, Narasimha Hegde, submitted a very nice poster and blog to the World Congress on Agroforestry (WCA2014) held in February 2014. The blog 'Trees of Life' and research poster are part of Bioversity’s Gender Research Fellowship Programme. Please take a moment to read the blog and see the poster to learn about how to make participatory research gender responsive. The poster can be found in publications section of this site: Gender- responsive participatory research(external link)

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