India's Farming Women Use Cameras to Share Lessons

India's Farming Women Use Cameras to Share Lessons

Bianca Vázquez Toness – Bloomberg Businessweek – Wednesday November 26, 2014 Kavita Devi has spent 50 years farming the way her elders taught her. Until recently, that meant working other people’s land in the northeastern Indian village of Gosaibigha in exchange for 10 pounds of rice once a season. But since July, twice a month she’s been […]

Biofortified millet hopes to stop malnutrition in Western India

Biofortified millet hopes to stop malnutrition in Western India

WNN – Improve It (WNN/VOA) Pune, INDIA, SOUTH ASIA: In western India, farmers like Popat Pokharkar are among the first in the country to harvest crops that are fortified with key nutrients to combat what is being called the country’s hidden hunger. Pokharkar, a fourth-generation farmer, is just getting ready to harvest this year’s pearl […]